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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
436 261 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.94% 10.14% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 122 105
Median daily rate £388 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £19.75 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Coventry - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £319 -
Worcestershire - 1 £600 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 6 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Volume Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Guidewire