The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 96 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 0.90% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 5.07% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
216 217 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.92% 17.83% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 127 49
Average daily rate £360 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -65.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP