The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank - 87 85
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.65% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1075 1541 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.94% 85.14% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 899 696
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Domain Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Principal Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management