Period
to 12 November 2019

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 6 months to 12 November 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
England > London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 530 523 557
Rank change year-on-year -7 +34 +5
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 23 95 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.91% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 68 44
London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £276
90th Percentile £569 £708 £584
England median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.47% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £65.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year +66.71% -67.70% -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,552 10,416 9,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.18% 22.73% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,718 7,734 6,988
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £367 £368 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 29
London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20.08 £16.63 £22.64
90th Percentile £90.25 £62.89 £48.66
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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 6 months to 12 November 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
Central London +40 8 £450 +5.88%
South London +39 1 £420 -11.58%
North London - 1 £388 -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 London region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 16 (69.57%) JMeter
3 15 (65.22%) Java
4 14 (60.87%) Selenium
5 12 (52.17%) Performance Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
7 8 (34.78%) QA
8 7 (30.43%) Test Management
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) RESTful
9 6 (26.09%) SDET
10 5 (21.74%) JIRA
10 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
10 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (21.74%) DevOps
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) Front Office
11 4 (17.39%) Derivative
11 4 (17.39%) WinRunner
11 4 (17.39%) Python
11 4 (17.39%) Web Services
11 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
11 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
11 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Confluence
11 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
11 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center

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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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) BrowserStack
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Blockchain
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) JMeter
2 14 (60.87%) Selenium
3 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
5 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
5 4 (17.39%) TestRail
5 4 (17.39%) WinRunner
6 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.70%) Concordion
7 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.35%) Appium
8 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.35%) GitLab
8 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
8 1 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Front Office
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer in Test
2 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Test Automation Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Front Office Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Office Automation Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Software QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) RESTful
2 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) Node.js
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) New Media
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Performance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) SDET
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) API Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Trading
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (17.39%) Fintech
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) Java 8
5 1 (4.35%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com