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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 139 148 122
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.16% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 0.82% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
472 610 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.60% 19.14% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 412 205
Median daily rate £413 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% -
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 28 September 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 +16 6 - -
South Yorkshire +6 1 £400 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 13 (68.42%) JMeter
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Ruby
2 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) QA
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) HP
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) IBM
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
6 6 (31.58%) Scala
6 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
6 6 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 5 (26.32%) New Relic
7 5 (26.32%) VisualVM
7 5 (26.32%) YourKit
7 5 (26.32%) AppDynamics
7 5 (26.32%) Dynatrace
7 5 (26.32%) Gatling
7 5 (26.32%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (26.32%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) SilkPerformer
7 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
7 5 (26.32%) HP UFT

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 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos T24
1 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) JMeter
2 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
6 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
7 5 (26.32%) Gatling
7 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
7 5 (26.32%) SilkPerformer
7 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (26.32%) VisualVM
7 5 (26.32%) YourKit
8 4 (21.05%) Subversion
8 4 (21.05%) The Grinder
9 2 (10.53%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (5.26%) JBehave
10 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (5.26%) Sahi
10 1 (5.26%) WATIR
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) QA Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
1 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
1 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Ruby
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Scala
4 5 (26.32%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) VBA
5 4 (21.05%) VBScript
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) AppDynamics
3 5 (26.32%) Dynatrace
3 5 (26.32%) New Relic
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Calypso
5 1 (5.26%) Guidewire
5 1 (5.26%) Rally
5 1 (5.26%) Siebel
5 1 (5.26%) Temenos