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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 90 87
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.25% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £389 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+103.70% -
Load Testing
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1222 1209 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.55% 76.86% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 731 570
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 66
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.08 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.14% +31.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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