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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 400 369 368
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 17 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 49
Median daily rate £401 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+103.70% -
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
18191 18320 18823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.91% 80.97% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13326 12907 13499
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 259 237
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +35 4 £401 -11.00% 2
Croydon - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £325 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) QA
3 11 (22.92%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (22.92%) SOAP
4 10 (20.83%) LoadRunner
4 10 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Selenium
5 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (16.67%) HTTP
7 7 (14.58%) ETL
7 7 (14.58%) Windows
7 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
7 7 (14.58%) JMeter
7 7 (14.58%) Finance
7 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
7 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
8 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
8 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Unix
8 6 (12.50%) SQL
8 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (10.42%) Apache
9 5 (10.42%) IntelliJ
9 5 (10.42%) SMTP

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 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Apache Solr
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) SMTP
3 4 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) LoadRunner
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.75%) Selenium
3 7 (14.58%) JMeter
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.42%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.33%) Hudson
6 4 (8.33%) Maven
7 3 (6.25%) JIRA
8 2 (4.17%) Capybara
8 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.17%) JUnit
9 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (2.08%) RSpec
9 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Tester
4 6 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) SOAP
2 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) J2EE
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) LAMP
5 2 (4.17%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.08%) Drools
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (2.08%) Spring
6 1 (2.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) IPTV
2 3 (6.25%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (20.83%) Performance Testing
4 7 (14.58%) ETL
4 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
4 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
4 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Functional Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Stress Testing
6 5 (10.42%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.33%) Product Management
7 4 (8.33%) SDLC
7 4 (8.33%) SOA
7 4 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) ISEB
3 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (6.25%) yum
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
1 5 (10.42%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Solace
4 1 (2.08%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.08%) Zend
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 27 days ago