The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
West Midlands

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
129 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.80% 6.46% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 31 33
Median daily rate £425 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle CRM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle