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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 124 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% - 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.75 £4.00
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +168.75%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2092 1720 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.82% 70.52% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.57 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - - - -
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Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (28.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Trac
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
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