The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 390 407 404
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 41 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 22
Median daily rate £450 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £467 £470
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
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Testing across the London region.

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Load Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 7 £341 +24.00% 4
Croydon - 2 £383 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 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 London region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
4 22 (33.85%) Unix
5 21 (32.31%) Python
6 19 (29.23%) QA
6 19 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (27.69%) Web Services
8 17 (26.15%) SOAP
8 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (24.62%) Linux
10 14 (21.54%) Selenium
10 14 (21.54%) DevOps
11 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 13 (20.00%) Scrum
11 13 (20.00%) Change Management
11 13 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (16.92%) Regression Testing
12 11 (16.92%) C#
12 11 (16.92%) Ansible
13 10 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (15.38%) Go
13 10 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (15.38%) Route 53
13 10 (15.38%) Scala
13 10 (15.38%) Amazon EC2

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) Apache
1 4 (6.15%) nginx
2 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 10 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 10 (15.38%) Route 53
2 10 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (6.15%) GitHub
3 4 (6.15%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) SSL
3 4 (6.15%) BGP
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) IPv4
4 2 (3.08%) IPv6
4 2 (3.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Big Data
2 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.54%) Selenium
3 9 (13.85%) JMeter
3 9 (13.85%) LoadRunner
4 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
6 6 (9.23%) SoapUI
6 6 (9.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.15%) Mocha
7 4 (6.15%) MSTest
7 4 (6.15%) NUnit
7 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.62%) JUnit
9 2 (3.08%) Android Studio
9 2 (3.08%) JIRA
9 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.08%) Xcode
General
1 8 (12.31%) Games
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Billing
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Tester
2 14 (21.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Developer
4 10 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Automation Tester
6 8 (12.31%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (10.77%) Designer
7 7 (10.77%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Performance Tester
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 3 (4.62%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Performance Test Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Web Services
2 17 (26.15%) SOAP
3 10 (15.38%) XML
4 8 (12.31%) Node.js
5 7 (10.77%) .NET
5 7 (10.77%) HTML
5 7 (10.77%) J2EE
5 7 (10.77%) JSON
5 7 (10.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (10.77%) REST
6 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.15%) CSS
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.62%) POSIX
9 2 (3.08%) Dropwizard
9 2 (3.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.08%) JMS
10 1 (1.54%) Chai
10 1 (1.54%) EJB
10 1 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Hedge funds
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) PKI
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) CESG
4 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Unix
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Windows
4 3 (4.62%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (21.54%) DevOps
4 13 (20.00%) Change Management
4 13 (20.00%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.92%) Regression Testing
6 9 (13.85%) Analytics
6 9 (13.85%) BDD
6 9 (13.85%) Information Security
6 9 (13.85%) Migration
6 9 (13.85%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (12.31%) ETL
7 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (12.31%) TDD
7 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.77%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) Python
3 13 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) Go
5 10 (15.38%) Scala
6 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.69%) C
7 5 (7.69%) Ruby
7 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.15%) PHP
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
10 2 (3.08%) Erlang
10 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (3.08%) CISSP
2 2 (3.08%) CITP
2 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) IISP
2 2 (3.08%) MBCS
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (16.92%) Ansible
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (7.69%) Puppet
5 4 (6.15%) Graphite
6 2 (3.08%) Mesos
7 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.54%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (6.15%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) Guidewire
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
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