Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 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
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 153 102
Rank change year-on-year +64 -51 -10
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 11 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.90% 0.55% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 3.30% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 19
North East median daily rate £450 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +16.94% -13.89%
10th Percentile £313 £242 £260
90th Percentile £588 £474 £535
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 207 454 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.91% 16.65% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 312 235
North East median daily rate £425 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £275
90th Percentile £615 £500 £537
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +107.41% -55.00%
10th Percentile £39.38 £26.33 £7.95
90th Percentile £48.33 £29.26 £17.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the North East

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in the North East

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in the North East

LoadRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in the North East

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear +59 6 £475 +35.71% 2
Durham - 3 £325 -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 6 (54.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) Coaching
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) OWASP
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Confluence
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) Burp Suite
2 5 (45.45%) SFIA
2 5 (45.45%) Web Operations
2 5 (45.45%) Slack
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) JMeter
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Nessus
2 5 (45.45%) WCAG
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (45.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Slack
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Burp Suite
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Service Performance Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) OAT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Coaching
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) OWASP
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) SFIA
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Web Operations
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) WCAG
2 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Nessus
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center