Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP LoadRunner
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 114 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.23% 0.051% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Bristol median daily rate £370 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% - -
South West median daily rate £365 £375 £580
% change year-on-year -2.67% -35.34% +48.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 478 340 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.84% 17.33% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 218 198
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £275
90th Percentile £525 £532 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 10
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £35.38 £34.38 £32.54
90th Percentile £66.35 £46.38 £52.20
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £41.15 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.32% -2.02% +1.20%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Bristol

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LoadRunner in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Bristol

LoadRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Banking

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Gatling
3 1 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft