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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
112 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.86% 12.29% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 39 43
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £18.05 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (30.00%) eggPlant
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) 4G
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) 3G
5 3 (30.00%) Ant
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) J2ME
5 3 (30.00%) WAP
5 3 (30.00%) Toad
5 3 (30.00%) Sun

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) 3G
1 3 (30.00%) 2G
1 3 (30.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Toad
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (30.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) J2ME
1 3 (30.00%) WAP
1 3 (30.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Handset
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sun