The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.54% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 4.63% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £345 £413
% change year-on-year
+21.01% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
78 108 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.03% 11.60% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 81 55
Median daily rate £425 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
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