The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 103 103 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.21% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 1.20% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £390 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
320 251 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.73% 17.53% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 198 129
Median daily rate £400 £335 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) JMeter
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
3 13 (68.42%) JIRA
3 13 (68.42%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) HP UFT
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) QA
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
5 8 (42.11%) Scala
5 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
6 7 (36.84%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (36.84%) New Relic
6 7 (36.84%) VisualVM
6 7 (36.84%) YourKit
6 7 (36.84%) AppDynamics
6 7 (36.84%) Dynatrace
6 7 (36.84%) Gatling
6 7 (36.84%) The Grinder
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
6 7 (36.84%) SilkPerformer
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 7 (36.84%) Maven

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (31.58%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
1 14 (73.68%) JMeter
2 13 (68.42%) JIRA
3 10 (52.63%) HP UFT
3 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) Gatling
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (36.84%) Maven
4 7 (36.84%) SilkPerformer
4 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
4 7 (36.84%) The Grinder
4 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (36.84%) VisualVM
4 7 (36.84%) YourKit
5 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tester
5 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Agile Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
2 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
3 13 (68.42%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Scala
5 7 (36.84%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (36.84%) VBA
5 7 (36.84%) VBScript
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) Perl
6 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) HP
2 7 (36.84%) AppDynamics
2 7 (36.84%) Dynatrace
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) New Relic
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle