The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP LoadRunner
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 63 61 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.21% 21.94% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 47 41
Median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Cardiff

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LoadRunner in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Cardiff

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Release Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow