The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - 130 137
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £288 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.75 -
Load Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1815 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Testing across the Berkshire region.

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Berkshire region.

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Load Testing
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Load Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (100.00%) KANA
1 2 (100.00%) JNDI
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (100.00%) JNDI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) KANA
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