Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +106
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.64% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Wales median daily rate £300 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
UK median daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +1.22% +9.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 270 333 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.67% 23.60% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 244 300
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £265 £300 £299
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Wales

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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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 2 £300 -25.00%
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow

LoadRunner
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Release Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow