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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 68 66
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.32% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
139 152 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.01% 16.58% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 92 26
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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
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