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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 71 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% 0.33% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 4.23% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£323 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £425 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
80 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.35% 7.89% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 41
Average daily rate £325 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) DTV
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle