The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 144 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.063% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
467 262 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.76% 10.99% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 170 110
Median daily rate £430 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £443 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.72 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -18.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.23 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.35 £42.00
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 the West Midlands

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Birmingham -14 1 £500 +66.66% 1
Coventry -14 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle