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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 80 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% - 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £410 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 180 96 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.48% 9.20% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 70
Median daily rate £350 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -4.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £410 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE

LoadRunner
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (75.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Tester
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) API Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA