Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 December 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 > Kent
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - +58 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.37% - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Kent median daily rate £425 - £250
10th Percentile £413 - £225
90th Percentile £438 - £275
South East median daily rate £408 £435 £375
% change year-on-year -6.32% +16.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent 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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 108 78 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.89% 16.22% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 52
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £329 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £464 £438
South East median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +16.22%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Kent

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Kent

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Chatham - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £425 -
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle