The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1247 753 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.03% 79.94% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 478 250
Median daily rate £325 £405 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £553 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 32 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £34.10 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Load Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle