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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 142 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.20% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 2.40% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £363 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
473 208 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.60% 8.28% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 97 108
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.90 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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
Shropshire - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £319 - 1
Coventry -10 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £450 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (55.56%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
5 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
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