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 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 122 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 1.30% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 7.89% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 7
Median daily rate - £476 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.16%
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
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
366 507 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.23% 16.42% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 329 184
Median daily rate £425 £450 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.44 £40.00 £34.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.90% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £40.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £40.00 £50.99
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 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
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 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
West Yorkshire +1 5 - - 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) JMeter
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (10.00%) Temenos T24
1 1 (10.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) JMeter
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) Appium
6 1 (10.00%) Calabash
6 1 (10.00%) Hudson
6 1 (10.00%) JBehave
6 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (10.00%) Maven
6 1 (10.00%) Sahi
6 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (10.00%) VersionOne
6 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (10.00%) Calypso
3 1 (10.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (10.00%) Temenos