The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 June 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 376 389
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 48 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 1.35% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 21
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3910 3785 3275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.78% 17.38% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2839 2362
Median daily rate £485 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.30% +34.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £90.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Osterley - 3 £500 -
West End of London +9 2 - -
City of London -10 2 £475 +11.76% 6
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 36 (48.00%) Performance Testing
2 34 (45.33%) JMeter
3 32 (42.67%) Java
4 31 (41.33%) Finance
5 27 (36.00%) SQL
5 27 (36.00%) HP
6 26 (34.67%) JIRA
7 25 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (29.33%) Oracle
8 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
8 22 (29.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 21 (28.00%) QA
10 19 (25.33%) Selenium
11 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
12 17 (22.67%) Test Strategy
13 16 (21.33%) Linux
14 15 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 14 (18.67%) Unix
15 14 (18.67%) Windows
16 13 (17.33%) Web Services
16 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
17 12 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
17 12 (16.00%) Hyperion
17 12 (16.00%) Gatling
18 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
18 11 (14.67%) Test Planning
18 11 (14.67%) HTTP
18 11 (14.67%) Tomcat

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.00%) nginx
4 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
2 2 (2.67%) IaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Loggly
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.67%) PaaS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) HTTP
2 6 (8.00%) LDAP
3 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) Hazelcast
4 3 (4.00%) HBase
4 3 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.67%) Informix
5 2 (2.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (45.33%) JMeter
2 26 (34.67%) JIRA
3 19 (25.33%) Selenium
4 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
5 15 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
7 12 (16.00%) Gatling
8 11 (14.67%) Cucumber
9 10 (13.33%) Fiddler
10 9 (12.00%) WebDriver
11 8 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (10.67%) Bitbucket
11 8 (10.67%) Subversion
12 7 (9.33%) LoadUI
13 6 (8.00%) HP UFT
13 6 (8.00%) Hudson
13 6 (8.00%) Log4j
13 6 (8.00%) Maven
13 6 (8.00%) YourKit
14 5 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) Tester
3 19 (25.33%) Test Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Performance Tester
5 9 (12.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Service Performance Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) SOA Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle Financials Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) Web Services
2 7 (9.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) Ajax
3 6 (8.00%) ODBC
4 5 (6.67%) XML
5 4 (5.33%) JSON
5 4 (5.33%) SOAP
6 3 (4.00%) Kafka
7 2 (2.67%) .NET
7 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.67%) RESTful
7 2 (2.67%) WAP
8 1 (1.33%) Flash
8 1 (1.33%) J2EE
8 1 (1.33%) Java EE
8 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 14 (18.67%) Unix
2 14 (18.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) OpenVMS
3 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Performance Testing
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 22 (29.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
4 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (22.67%) Test Strategy
6 11 (14.67%) BDD
6 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (14.67%) Test Planning
7 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.33%) DevOps
7 10 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (13.33%) Scrum
8 9 (12.00%) Migration
8 9 (12.00%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (9.33%) Load Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (9.33%) TDD
9 7 (9.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) Java
2 27 (36.00%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) Perl
4 7 (9.33%) Python
5 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.00%) Groovy
6 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 3 (4.00%) Scala
7 3 (4.00%) VBScript
8 2 (2.67%) AWK
8 2 (2.67%) C#
8 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
1 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) KVM
2 2 (2.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (12.00%) Nagios
3 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.00%) Grafana
4 6 (8.00%) Graphite
4 6 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (8.00%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.33%) Puppet
6 3 (4.00%) Perfmon
7 2 (2.67%) Ansible
7 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.67%) OpenAM
7 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) HP
2 22 (29.33%) Oracle
3 12 (16.00%) Hyperion
4 9 (12.00%) Dynatrace
4 9 (12.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 5 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.67%) VMware
6 3 (4.00%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.00%) New Relic
6 3 (4.00%) Perforce
7 2 (2.67%) CollabNet
7 2 (2.67%) IBM
7 2 (2.67%) Splunk
7 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.33%) BMC
8 1 (1.33%) CA
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) Teradata
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