The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
695 766 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.96% 80.89% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 388 482
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 39
Median hourly rate £38.50 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.12% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.19 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire