Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 134 168
Rank change year-on-year -27 +34 +7
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 9 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.59% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 2.66% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.40% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £281 £203 £260
90th Percentile £438 £453 £386
Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £488 £370
% change year-on-year -32.05% +31.76% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.80 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.80 - -

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 862 640 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.81% 22.23% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 465 473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £306
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.68% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £28.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +113.21% -64.67%
10th Percentile £16.96 £19.38 £12.83
90th Percentile £21.56 £37.33 £13.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +6.41% +194.34% -62.14%

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in West Yorkshire

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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 22 September 2018. 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 -14 9 £331 +27.40% 3
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
4 1 (11.11%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) BlazeMeter
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center