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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 112 122
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.21% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.66% 3.13% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £325 £505 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.64% +102.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 241 319 365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.92% 14.46% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 213 189
Median daily rate £400 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £27.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.39 £40.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

LoadRunner
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

LoadRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

LoadRunner
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant -3 2 £370 -
Andover - 2 £306 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Ant
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) JDBC
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
1 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) TestNG
3 2 (28.57%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) F#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) VMware