Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 223 210
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 -12
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.89% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 28
North West median daily rate £388 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.98% +10.42% -5.88%
10th Percentile £381 £233 £163
90th Percentile £394 £422 £508
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 993 1009 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.45% 14.82% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 680 702
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £35.50 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £52.00 £44.30 £40.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the North West

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in the North West

LoadRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in the North West

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 2 - -
Cheshire +6 2 £388 +16.98% 1
LoadRunner
England

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 North West region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle