The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £374 £338
% change year-on-year +4.27% +10.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 119 154 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 18.89% 16.79% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 118 109
Median daily rate £410 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% -49.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Cheshire