The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 80 93
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 1.09% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category - 8.56% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 11
Average daily rate
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- £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
223 187 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.69% 12.71% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 144 116
Average daily rate £350 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the West Yorkshire region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle