The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +9.24%
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 Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.76% 9.64% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (90.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) 2G
4 4 (40.00%) Handset
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Apple
4 4 (40.00%) 3G
4 4 (40.00%) Ant
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) J2ME
4 4 (40.00%) WAP
4 4 (40.00%) Toad
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (40.00%) eggPlant
4 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (40.00%) 4G

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) 3G
1 4 (40.00%) 2G
1 4 (40.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (40.00%) eggPlant
1 4 (40.00%) Ant
1 4 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 4 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) J2ME
1 4 (40.00%) WAP
1 4 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Handset
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Sun