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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
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
723 423 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.28% 74.47% 73.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 267 131
Average daily rate £413 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 24
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle