Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 198 190
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8 -16
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 23 10 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.18% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.56% 1.10% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 23
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.44% +41.67%
10th Percentile £206 £320 £300
90th Percentile £588 £410 £524
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 899 905 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.28% 16.61% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 587 707
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01% +7.35%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £270
90th Percentile £538 £538 £518
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%
10th Percentile £40.75 £12.98 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £20.85 £47.50
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +17 18 £260 -13.33%
South Yorkshire +15 1 £575 +42.86%
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) JMeter
3 11 (47.83%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
4 8 (34.78%) JIRA
4 8 (34.78%) Selenium
4 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
5 7 (30.43%) ISEB
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
5 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (30.43%) Analytics
6 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (26.09%) Publishing
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
8 4 (17.39%) AppDynamics
8 4 (17.39%) Gatling
8 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
8 4 (17.39%) Spring

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Slack
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) JMeter
2 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) Selenium
3 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
6 4 (17.39%) Gatling
6 4 (17.39%) Maven
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.70%) Burp Suite
8 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
9 1 (4.35%) Appium
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (4.35%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (26.09%) Publishing
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) ETL Tester
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) API Testing
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Microservices
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) SFIA
7 2 (8.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Nessus
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) AppDynamics
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Logi
5 1 (4.35%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) New Relic
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau
5 1 (4.35%) Talend