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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 70 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 3.23% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£235 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -5.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £351 £348
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £4.00
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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
78 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.99% 8.49% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 28
Average daily rate £414 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM