Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 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 > Surrey
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 140 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - +128
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.28% 0.18% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Surrey median daily rate £513 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% - -
South East median daily rate £399 £411 £450
% change year-on-year -3.04% -8.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey 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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 711 573 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.73% 21.18% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 462 308
Surrey median daily rate £478 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.30% +4.71% +3.03%
10th Percentile £350 £340 £313
90th Percentile £597 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 23
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -8.89%
10th Percentile £38.88 £14.65 £38.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Surrey

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Surrey

LoadRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Surrey

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Woking - 6 £550 -
Reigate - 2 £475 -
Camberley - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) CICS
3 5 (55.56%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) DB2
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) Mainframe

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) SQLPlus
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) COBOL
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PL/1
5 1 (11.11%) REXX
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ACF2
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM