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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £298 £388
% change year-on-year
+34.45% -23.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.75 £4.00
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +168.75%
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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
441 272 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 68.16% 71.20% 61.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 145 86
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 24
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.19 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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