The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 21 20
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.02% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.20% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Load Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 167 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.53% 84.77% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 47
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands