The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 55 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
134 166 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.47% 18.40% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 122 80
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Wales

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 £290 - 1
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA