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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 105 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.061% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £359 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
273 323 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.76% 19.55% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 229 85
Median daily rate £420 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 29 August 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) New Relic
3 4 (50.00%) VisualVM
3 4 (50.00%) YourKit
3 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 4 (50.00%) Dynatrace
3 4 (50.00%) Gatling
3 4 (50.00%) The Grinder
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Gatling
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) The Grinder
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) VisualVM
3 4 (50.00%) YourKit
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Appium
6 1 (12.50%) Calabash
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
3 4 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 4 (50.00%) Dynatrace
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) New Relic
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) HP