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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 208 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 78.39% 75.09% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 111 110
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £39.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.29% +276.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.08 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £20.40
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 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 19 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SDET
3 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

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