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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 89 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£400 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.75 £4.00
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +168.75%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Load Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
High Wycombe - - - -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Web Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft