The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - 73 68
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.098% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -21.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 752 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.08% 73.80% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 375 254
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.55 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading