Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP LoadRunner
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 134 142
Rank change year-on-year -39 +8 +41
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 14 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.38% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.78% 4.55% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 15
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £388
90th Percentile £490 £471 £583
South East median daily rate £400 £411 £450
% change year-on-year -2.74% -8.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 786 483 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.23% 13.53% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 251 385
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +7.64%
10th Percentile £319 £258 £281
90th Percentile £550 £538 £510
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.56 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +1.85% +2.94%
10th Percentile £21.68 £37.50 £32.81
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.71 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +9.76% -3.53%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LoadRunner in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover -7 7 £400 -2.44% 2
Havant - 2 - -
Southampton -19 1 £475 +22.58%
Portsmouth - 1 £400 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 7 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 7 (50.00%) F#
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
7 4 (28.57%) API Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) HP ALM
7 4 (28.57%) ISEB
7 4 (28.57%) Software AG
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 2 (14.29%) WinSCP
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (14.29%) Ant
4 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (14.29%) TestNG
4 2 (14.29%) Toad
5 1 (7.14%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) API Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) F#
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP ALM
2 2 (14.29%) nmon
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Software AG
2 4 (28.57%) webMethods
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware