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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 115 106
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £280 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1645 1801 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.37% 79.83% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 1098 903
Median daily rate £380 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 70
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (100.00%) Test Management
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Zephyr
4 5 (50.00%) Appium
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (40.00%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (40.00%) Telerik
5 4 (40.00%) SysML
5 4 (40.00%) TestComplete
5 4 (40.00%) WATIR
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (40.00%) JUnit

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Appium
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) TestComplete
3 4 (40.00%) WATIR
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Traffic Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Management
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) SysML
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Telerik
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat