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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 124 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.044% 0.062% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.075% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Load Testing
UK

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
1868 2653 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.65% 81.71% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1381 1121
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +12 1 - -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware