The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 3.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £4.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +212.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 228 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.27% 69.30% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 110 153
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
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 Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SimpleDB
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft