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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 64 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Load Testing
Berkshire

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
575 712 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.97% 75.83% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 437 396
Median daily rate £413 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Load Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Traffic Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java