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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -
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
488 644 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.47% 79.51% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 399 302
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 46
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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