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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.25 -
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
1873 1982 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.21% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1068 916
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java