The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 114 129 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.054% 0.045% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.055% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Load Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1447 1815 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.22% 81.98% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1114 889
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 85 72
Median hourly rate £44.46 £39.37 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +21.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Winchester - 1 - -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware