The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 69 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 11.76% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
75 34 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.12% 4.61% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 45
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM