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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
South East / Surrey
Rank 86 95 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22  
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 0.46% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 2.41% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £415 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 230 249 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.69% 19.24% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 182 123
Median daily rate £414 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.64% +12.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £344 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 7
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Leatherhead +28 3 £403 -15.26% 1
Guildford - 1 £525 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) XML Messaging
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) XML Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Use Case
1 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) IBM