The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 66 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 0.13% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.17% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£340 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Load Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 575 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.55% 76.56% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 241 233
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 96
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Cambridge - 2 £340 - 1
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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
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