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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 59 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.93% - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£450 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £32.50
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
550 531 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.43% 75.64% 60.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 260 178
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 59 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 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
Peterborough - 2 £450 - 3
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Mining
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Mining
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft