Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Load Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Load Testing over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Load Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 - 149
Rank change year-on-year - +149 -39
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.21% - 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £538 - £363
10th Percentile £386 - £356
90th Percentile £699 - £369
North East median daily rate £538 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

Load Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 866 813 1,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.83% 87.51% 88.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 586 1,403
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +10.71% -14.63%
10th Percentile £281 £244 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £408 £375 £354
% change year-on-year +8.67% +6.01% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 85
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.60 £14.05
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £26.58
% change year-on-year -24.32% -30.39% +54.06%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Tyne and Wear

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Load Testing in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in Tyne and Wear

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Testing in Tyne and Wear

Load Testing
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 Load Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £538 - 1
Load Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

Load Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Gatling
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc