The first table below looks at the demand for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
495 452 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.33% 74.71% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 227 306
Average daily rate £388 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.07 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Royston - - - - 1
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle