The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 47 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.41% 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.56% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
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 South Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
78 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.92% 8.50% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 11
Average daily rate £450 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £316 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £540 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 2 £343 -
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 14 (100.00%) JMeter
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) HP UFT
3 12 (85.71%) JIRA
3 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (78.57%) Confluence
4 11 (78.57%) HP
5 10 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (64.29%) PKI
6 9 (64.29%) Mac OS X
6 9 (64.29%) SNMP
6 9 (64.29%) Windows
6 9 (64.29%) Linux
6 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (64.29%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
8 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
8 6 (42.86%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Python
10 1 (7.14%) C

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 14 (100.00%) JMeter
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) HP UFT
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (85.71%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Test Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Mac OS X
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (64.29%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik