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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 98 105 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -37
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.073% 0.18% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.22% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £288 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -24.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £381 £340
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Load Testing
West Yorkshire

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
1166 1389 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.61% 85.11% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 967 515
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £10.66 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
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 14 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP