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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 60 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% - 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £438 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
128 226 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.23% 28.86% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 164 82
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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 - 2 £438 - 1
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 4 (50.00%) WSUS
3 4 (50.00%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) SoapUI

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) BMC
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat