The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 48 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.97% 0.53% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.56% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
61 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.84% 13.16% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 13
Median daily rate £410 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

LoadRunner
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Volume Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Volume Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP