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 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
1158 1263 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.08% 78.99% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 765 667
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.75 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Groovy
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) NUnit
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) FTP
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JMeter
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) NUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Quality Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) Groovy
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP