The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
97 113 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.21% 18.49% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 94 73
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat