The first table below looks at the demand for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 75 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.082% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
850 746 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.39% 71.87% 66.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 399 437
Average daily rate £340 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 44
Average hourly rate £22.31 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £38.25 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - - 1
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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