The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 100 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -21
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 17 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.21% 0.79% 3.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.63% 4.72% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 12
Median daily rate £323 £263 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -26.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £293 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £338 £351
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
North East

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

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
197 106 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.00% 16.85% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 79 55
Median daily rate £350 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 17 £325 +23.80% 1
Sunderland - 3 £263 -
LoadRunner
North East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
1 14 (51.85%) QA
2 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 13 (48.15%) HP UFT
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Facilita Forecast
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Metrics
4 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
4 11 (40.74%) HP SiteScope
4 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
4 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
7 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
7 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
8 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
8 7 (25.93%) VB
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
8 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) HP UFT
2 12 (44.44%) Facilita Forecast
3 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Test Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Performance Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Performance Test Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Tester
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Tester
6 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Manager
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
10 1 (3.70%) Functional Tester
10 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner Tester
10 1 (3.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Metrics
2 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
3 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.70%) CESG
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
3 10 (37.04%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
5 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Change Management
8 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) HP