The median contractor rate for a LoadRunner Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 Test Analyst
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 632 637
Rank change year-on-year +42 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a LoadRunner Test Analyst 6 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.032% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44572 53135 52859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28959 34612 32049
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1536 2107
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

LoadRunner Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured LoadRunner Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner Test Analyst in the UK

LoadRunner Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner Test Analyst in the UK

LoadRunner Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner Test Analyst in the UK

LoadRunner Test Analyst
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
England +27 6 £400 -
London +20 4 £400 -5.88%
Tyne and Wear +20 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 1 - -
North East +14 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

LoadRunner Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, LoadRunner Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring LoadRunner Test Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) HTTP
5 5 (38.46%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
6 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
6 4 (30.77%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) Hyperion
7 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing

LoadRunner Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
2 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
3 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Re-Platforming
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Hyperion
4 1 (7.69%) Guidewire
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk