Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a LoadRunner Performance Tester was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

LoadRunner Performance Tester
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 805 867
Rank change year-on-year -49 +62 -29
Contract jobs requiring a LoadRunner Performance Tester 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
England median daily rate £425 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -21.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £415 £258 £203
90th Percentile £466 £354 £469
UK median daily rate £425 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +54.55% -21.43% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,514 83,249 96,747
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.93% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,251 54,303 63,739
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,880 2,680 2,877
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% -1.59% +8.57%

LoadRunner Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured LoadRunner Performance Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner Performance Tester in England

LoadRunner Performance Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner Performance Tester in England

LoadRunner Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner Performance Tester within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
South East -5 4 £425 +34.39%
London -32 4 £445 +61.82%
North of England -18 1 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
LoadRunner Performance Tester
UK

LoadRunner Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, LoadRunner Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring LoadRunner Performance Tester in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (20.00%) Dynatrace
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
4 1 (10.00%) Slack
4 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

LoadRunner Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (10.00%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) NeoLoad
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
4 1 (10.00%) Toad
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
1 2 (20.00%) Dynatrace
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Capita
2 1 (10.00%) New Relic
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (10.00%) webMethods