The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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%
Load Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.09% 73.98% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 105 95
Median daily rate £338 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.73 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.95% +50.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP