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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 93 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.33% 1.23% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.12% 7.16% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 4
Median daily rate - £440 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £366
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.04%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
236 377 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.50% 17.15% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 239 140
Median daily rate £410 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.44 - £14.87
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 West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Leeds -3 5 - - 1
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) Ruby
5 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) BDD
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (25.00%) ISEB

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (12.50%) Temenos T24
1 1 (12.50%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
6 1 (12.50%) Hudson
6 1 (12.50%) JBehave
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Maven
6 1 (12.50%) NUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (12.50%) Sahi
6 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (12.50%) WATIR
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (12.50%) Calypso
3 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Temenos