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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 21 18
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.05% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.28% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +1.53%
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
153 156 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.46% 81.68% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 61 50
Median daily rate £500 £475 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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