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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 93 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £4.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +468.75%
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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
1116 1059 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 66.63% 67.45% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 602 452
Average daily rate £375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 78
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM