The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 121 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.042% 0.19% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 2.07% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £375 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
225 241 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.55% 9.37% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 132 96
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadRunner across the Berkshire region.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
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