The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 55 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.099% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £331 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
- +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
LoadRunner
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
104 136 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.22% 13.45% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 94 51
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadRunner across the Cheshire region.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 1 £220 -
LoadRunner
North West

LoadRunner
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Telerik
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Telerik