Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 145 139
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 8 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.36% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 2.11% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 18
West Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £370 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% -20.00% +42.31%
10th Percentile £221 £358 £300
90th Percentile £461 £417 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £370 £471
% change year-on-year +21.62% -21.49% +42.80%
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 769 522 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.68% 17.31% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 325 470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £280
90th Percentile £538 £528 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +82.22% -43.75% +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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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 +2 8 £330 -10.81% 1
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Tuxedo
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) New Relic
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Kibana
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) API 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Burp Suite
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) API Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) SFIA
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Logi
3 1 (12.50%) Logi Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) Talend