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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 125 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.088% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £575 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Load Testing
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1837 1992 2270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.64% 76.53% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1154 1460
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 199 143
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Load Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Capybara
4 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Capybara
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft