The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 73 56
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+103.70% -
Load Testing
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 627 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.87% 77.03% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 327 217
Median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 52 28
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire