Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - +100 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% - 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.53% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Reading median daily rate £338 - £388
10th Percentile £319 - £336
90th Percentile £409 - £435
Berkshire median daily rate £338 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 170 181 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.43% 9.85% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 114 162
Reading median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.29% +4.87%
10th Percentile £301 £322 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +34.33% +63.41%
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -66.67% +28.57% -

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

LoadRunner
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

LoadRunner
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 22 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App

LoadRunner
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 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics