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 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.77% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
81 116 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.57% 22.44% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 97 68
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £310 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £386 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 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 South Wales 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 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:

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 Test Architect
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 Engineer
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%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
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