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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 94 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.076% 0.086% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -21.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
1095 943 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.08% 80.81% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 651 328
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense