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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 83 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.26% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £32.50
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 949 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.50% 75.02% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 568 350
Average daily rate £364 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 29 May 2015. 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 +3 3 £225 -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP