The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Milton Keynes region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 68 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.72% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 7.25% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +84.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 69 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.95% 9.87% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 47
Average daily rate £380 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £315 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

LoadRunner
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP