Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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 > Kent
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +63
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.23% 0.99% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median daily rate £450 - -
South East median daily rate £400 £404 £450
% change year-on-year -0.93% -10.28% +20.00%
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 120 100 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.21% 19.72% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 53
Kent median daily rate £406 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £321 £270
90th Percentile £488 £400 £638
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £39.38 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP