The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -21.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 208 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.89% 84.55% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 64 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.08 £25.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester