The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £305 £355
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -14.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1864 1945 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.50% 73.48% 68.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1094 814
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 141 114
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSD
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) XPath

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) Ant
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSD
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Progress