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 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 278 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.49% 85.54% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 166 162
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
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 Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 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

Load Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer in Test
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB