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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 38 38
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 2.27% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category - 13.48% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Median daily rate - £489 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
101 89 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.37% 16.86% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 12
Median daily rate £450 £485 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +61.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £362 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel