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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - 126 143
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.19% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.29% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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
1806 1744 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.68% 67.97% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 839 770
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (66.67%) KANA
2 2 (66.67%) JNDI
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (66.67%) JNDI
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) KANA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft