The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 48 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.33% - 2.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% - 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 46 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.76% 16.73% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 31 44
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) BMC
3 4 (57.14%) Remedy
3 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 4 (57.14%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (57.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
2 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Release Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) BMC
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy
1 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) PlateSpin
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat