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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 103 118 129
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.079% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.26% 1.06% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £398 £348 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% +12.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
- +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
221 188 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.13% 7.39% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 112 136
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £175.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading 0 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Slough +11 1 £420 +31.25%
Newbury - 1 £350 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Appium
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Perfmon
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (16.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle