The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% - 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £218 - £394
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 - £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 - £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1364 2048 2050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.52% 79.26% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1127 1124
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.10 £44.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £218 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft