Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 158 140
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.74% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Manchester median daily rate - £260 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.57% -
North West median daily rate £388 £331 £300
% change year-on-year +16.98% +10.42% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North 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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 514 540 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.51% 15.26% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 376 298
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £308 £267
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Manchester

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle