Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 137 85
Rank change year-on-year +54 -52 -9
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 7 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.76% 0.60% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.09% 3.30% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 19
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £575 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.29% +12.90% -13.89%
10th Percentile £463 £235 £260
90th Percentile £588 £476 £535
North East median daily rate £475 £363 £310
% change year-on-year +31.03% +16.94% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 171 424 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.59% 18.19% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 298 200
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.54% +13.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £615 £500 £535
North East median daily rate £425 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.91% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.83 £28.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.68% +60.00% -41.67%
10th Percentile £39.75 £26.30 £16.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £29.30 £18.75
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% +107.41% -55.00%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Tyne and Wear

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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 LoadRunner within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +64 7 £575 +58.62% 2
LoadRunner
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
1 6 (85.71%) Nessus
1 6 (85.71%) WCAG
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) OWASP
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Confluence
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
1 6 (85.71%) Microservices
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
1 6 (85.71%) Burp Suite
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) SFIA
1 6 (85.71%) Web Operations
1 6 (85.71%) Slack
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (28.57%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Slack
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Burp Suite
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Microservices
1 6 (85.71%) OWASP
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) SFIA
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) Web Operations
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) WCAG
2 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Nessus