The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
59 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.94% 10.07% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 18
Average daily rate £350 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadRunner across the Birmingham region.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET