Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 161 168
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 18 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 1.34% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 12
West Yorkshire median daily rate £260 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £203 £300 £300
90th Percentile £453 £300 £514
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £468
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.44% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 714 596 790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.76% 16.75% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 388 530
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £411 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +13.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £512
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -0.60% +10.67% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Leeds +19 18 £260 -13.33%
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (38.89%) ISEB
4 7 (38.89%) HP UFT
4 7 (38.89%) JMeter
4 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (38.89%) Analytics
5 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) Publishing
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) AppDynamics
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 7 (38.89%) HP UFT
2 7 (38.89%) JMeter
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Appium
5 1 (5.56%) Burp Suite
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Publishing
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Test Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) API Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Kibana
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) AppDynamics
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) Logi
5 1 (5.56%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) New Relic
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Talend