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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - 81 97
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.39% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £150 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -65.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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
555 775 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.68% 70.78% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 418 252
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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

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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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (100.00%) KANA
1 2 (100.00%) JNDI
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (100.00%) JNDI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) KANA