The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £495 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £495 £225
% change year-on-year
-23.73% +120.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rational Performance Tester
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
152 111 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.43% 18.32% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 82 52
Median daily rate £325 £359 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +43.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear