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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / Yorkshire
Rank 123 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.63% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 3.74% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £370 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £344 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £518 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
416 481 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.03% 16.89% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 311 195
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +7 5 £370 -22.91% 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) JMeter
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
4 5 (45.45%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 4 (36.36%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories
7 2 (18.18%) Splunk
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (9.09%) Temenos T24
1 1 (9.09%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) JMeter
4 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
7 1 (9.09%) Hudson
7 1 (9.09%) JBehave
7 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (9.09%) JUnit
7 1 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (9.09%) NUnit
7 1 (9.09%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (9.09%) Sahi
7 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 1 (9.09%) WATIR
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) QA Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (9.09%) Calypso
3 1 (9.09%) Guidewire
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Temenos