The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1180 886 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 73.57% 68.47% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 437 439
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 69 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Testing
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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 17 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Load Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Django
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle