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 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 52 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.37% 0.38% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 2.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £403 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
84 81 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.70% 15.52% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 14
Median daily rate £425 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -8 2 £403 +7.33%
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Siebel
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories

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 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) API Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HP ASE
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel