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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 74 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 18 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.84% 0.84% 3.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.61% 4.90% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 12
Average daily rate £295 £427 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.83% +79.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £335 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £495 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
155 102 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.86% 17.17% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 78 51
Average daily rate £325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 18 £315 -12.03% 1
Sunderland - 2 £263 -
LoadRunner
North East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 15 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) QA
4 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Unix
5 11 (45.83%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) Facilita Forecast
6 10 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (41.67%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
8 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
9 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
9 7 (29.17%) HP
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) VB
9 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
9 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
9 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
9 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (25.00%) Data Structures
10 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (25.00%) HTML

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 11 (45.83%) Facilita Forecast
3 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (20.83%) JMeter
5 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Manager
7 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
4 4 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (8.33%) Open Source
9 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VB
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) GPG13
2 1 (4.17%) WAI
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
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