Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 149 178
Rank change year-on-year +9 +29 -36
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 18 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.51% 0.59% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.78% 3.53% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £310 £388 £359
90th Percentile £476 £583 £388
South East median daily rate £415 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -7.78% +20.00% +13.64%
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 476 651 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.38% 16.70% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 379 448
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.15% -
10th Percentile £255 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 36
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.56 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38.25 £32.81 £34.38
90th Percentile £48.96 £59.31 £50.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 - 9 £463 -
Southampton +9 3 £388 -8.82%
Fareham - 1 £350 -
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 18 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 16 (88.89%) SoapUI
3 15 (83.33%) Selenium
3 15 (83.33%) HP
4 14 (77.78%) Java
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle
5 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
5 13 (72.22%) API Testing
6 11 (61.11%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (61.11%) PuTTY
6 11 (61.11%) WinSCP
6 11 (61.11%) SpecFlow
6 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (61.11%) F#
6 11 (61.11%) TestNG
6 11 (61.11%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (61.11%) Ant
6 11 (61.11%) .NET
6 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
6 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
7 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (55.56%) Web Services
7 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
7 10 (55.56%) Test Strategy
7 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (50.00%) Windows 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 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) PuTTY
1 11 (61.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) SoapUI
2 15 (83.33%) Selenium
3 11 (61.11%) Ant
3 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
3 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (61.11%) SpecFlow
3 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (61.11%) TestNG
4 4 (22.22%) JMeter
5 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (16.67%) Gatling
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (16.67%) Maven
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 13 (72.22%) API Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Proactive Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) F#
3 3 (16.67%) Groovy
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Software AG
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) webMethods
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow