The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.097% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
132 129 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.78% 12.38% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 39
Average daily rate £350 £275 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 - £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Reading

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Reading region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

LoadRunner
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (33.33%) NeoLoad
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (33.33%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center