Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 143 155
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +23
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 20 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.53% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 3.73% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £330 £323 £393
90th Percentile £534 £448 £638
South East median daily rate £488 £388 £415
% change year-on-year +25.81% -6.63% +3.75%
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 793 509 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.14% 14.50% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 282 313
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +13.88%
10th Percentile £319 £276 £288
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.70% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 27
Hampshire median hourly rate £49.20 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24.84 £40.00 £31.87
90th Percentile £64.08 £50.20 £58.22
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -6.82%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -5 10 £456 -1.35%
Havant - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £400 - 1
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) Performance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 5 (25.00%) C
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Unix
7 5 (25.00%) Data Management
7 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) JMeter
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database

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 5 (25.00%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) eggPlant
1 5 (25.00%) JMeter
1 5 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Tester
2 15 (75.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Data Management
6 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) F#
4 3 (15.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP ALM
1 5 (25.00%) nmon
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle