The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £419 £299
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +40.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £10.75
Load Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Load Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) HR Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Training Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP