The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £4.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +468.75%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 293 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.39% 67.82% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 158 162
Average daily rate £445 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 16
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £27.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire