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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £4.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +212.50%
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 274 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.56% 73.46% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 129 120
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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