Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 February 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 +7
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 3.01% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Reading median daily rate £425 £320 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -16.07% +1.67%
10th Percentile £413 £310 £318
90th Percentile £438 £330 £459
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +71.88% -14.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 212 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.19% 13.54% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 114 93
Reading median daily rate £495 £395 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.32% -4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £374 £311 £272
90th Percentile £588 £575 £578
Berkshire median daily rate £473 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +21.15% -2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £14.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +268.42% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +73.08% -29.25% -18.33%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance

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Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared