Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP LoadRunner
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 162 166
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 1.12% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 22
Berkshire median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% - -
10th Percentile £310 £335 £355
90th Percentile £434 £456 £449
South East median daily rate £415 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -7.78% +20.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 496 446 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.07% 10.36% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 264 240
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £252
90th Percentile £538 £525 £476
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.88 £45.50 £24.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £172.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LoadRunner in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 6 £320 -28.89%
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 8 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) JMeter
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Toad
6 1 (12.50%) Sun
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) Sun