The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 159 150 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +42
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £341 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Load Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) Google
6 4 (28.57%) Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) Node.js
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) API Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Logistics
7 3 (21.43%) SOLID

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) Mocha
4 3 (21.43%) MSTest
4 3 (21.43%) NUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Games Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) Node.js
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) API Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Logistics
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) SOLID
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle