Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 June 2018 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 92 113
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -48
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 8 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.78% 0.11% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 0.42% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 28
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 - £295
10th Percentile £425 - £256
90th Percentile £658 - £367
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 208 238 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.16% 26.83% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 164 191
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £368 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% +11.36% -8.09%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £240
90th Percentile £588 £500 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +12.24% +5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £28.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 - £28.50

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 8 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 8 (100.00%) JMeter
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
1 8 (100.00%) WCAG
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) OWASP
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Confluence
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 8 (100.00%) Coaching
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 8 (100.00%) SFIA
1 8 (100.00%) Slack
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Web Operations
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (100.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Coaching
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
1 8 (100.00%) OWASP
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) SFIA
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Web Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) WCAG
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle