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 26 February 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
26 Feb 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 - - 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
754 827 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.43% 82.29% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 431 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 22
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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