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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £32.50
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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
174 134 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.88% 83.23% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 37
Average daily rate £388 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.07 £31.51 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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