Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 17 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 - 132
Rank change year-on-year - +132 -15
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% - 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 16
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 - £375
10th Percentile £284 - £338
90th Percentile £446 - £388
South East median daily rate £411 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.61% +20.00% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 508 177 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.31% 9.97% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 83 109
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% -6.51%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £493 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £31.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% +44.58% -26.76%
10th Percentile £26.00 £27.50 £17.49
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £43.66
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Buckinghamshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Buckinghamshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in Buckinghamshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Milton Keynes - 4 £423 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 5 (71.43%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (28.57%) BrowserStack
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tester
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Web Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian