The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - - 93
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £406 £298
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +36.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £10.75
Load Testing
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1193 1054 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.62% 73.45% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 602 597
Average daily rate £379 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the East Midlands region.

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Top 1 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) Performance Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing