The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
Rank 81 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £575 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 1229 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.57% 85.11% 85.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 839 683
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £9.72 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.40 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Load Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Informix
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) AMQP
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) RIA
3 1 (16.67%) Online Betting
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) iGaming
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) AMQP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) iGaming
1 1 (16.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP