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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.48% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £406 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £366
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
52 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.15% 29.17% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 113 55
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
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 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 9 December 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 9 (100.00%) JMeter
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (66.67%) RAD
4 6 (66.67%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) ISEB
4 6 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
4 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 5 (55.56%) SOAP
6 4 (44.44%) J2EE
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) Siebel
6 4 (44.44%) JBoss
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
6 4 (44.44%) QA
6 4 (44.44%) Groovy
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
6 4 (44.44%) The Grinder
7 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (33.33%) V-Model

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JMeter
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
3 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) The Grinder
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) WinRunner
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Performance Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (66.67%) RAD
3 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) RUP
6 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) V-Model
7 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Kanban
7 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Groovy
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Siebel