The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 123 138 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 14 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.28% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 1.73% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 13
Median daily rate £370 £300 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £300 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
540 462 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.78% 16.11% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 324 220
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
West Yorkshire 0 7 £345 +15.00% 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £381 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 18 (60.00%) JMeter
1 18 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (56.67%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) HP
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (53.33%) Ruby
4 15 (50.00%) JIRA
4 15 (50.00%) QA
4 15 (50.00%) Python
5 14 (46.67%) HP UFT
6 13 (43.33%) Selenium
6 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (36.67%) .NET
9 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
10 9 (30.00%) Scala
11 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
11 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
11 8 (26.67%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
11 8 (26.67%) New Relic
11 8 (26.67%) VisualVM
11 8 (26.67%) YourKit
11 8 (26.67%) AppDynamics
11 8 (26.67%) Dynatrace
11 8 (26.67%) Gatling
11 8 (26.67%) IBM
11 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
11 8 (26.67%) Oracle
11 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 18 (60.00%) JMeter
2 15 (50.00%) JIRA
3 14 (46.67%) HP UFT
4 13 (43.33%) Selenium
5 8 (26.67%) Gatling
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (26.67%) Maven
5 8 (26.67%) SilkPerformer
5 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
5 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 8 (26.67%) VisualVM
5 8 (26.67%) YourKit
6 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (23.33%) The Grinder
7 3 (10.00%) Subversion
8 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Tester
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) QA Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 6 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 5 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) QA Tester
7 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
2 8 (26.67%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
10 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) Ruby
3 15 (50.00%) Python
4 9 (30.00%) Scala
5 8 (26.67%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (23.33%) C
6 7 (23.33%) C#
6 7 (23.33%) Perl
6 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (23.33%) VBA
6 7 (23.33%) VBScript
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) HP
2 8 (26.67%) AppDynamics
2 8 (26.67%) Dynatrace
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
2 8 (26.67%) New Relic
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik