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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+103.70% -
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
211 198 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 71.53% 68.51% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 117 109
Median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £173 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.50% -36.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £14.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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