The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
341 412 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 75.95% 77.01% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 246 132
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the South Wales region.

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Newport - 6 £325 - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Load Testing
Wales

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 18 (100.00%) Selenium
1 18 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 16 (88.89%) Scrum
3 16 (88.89%) Test Scripting
3 16 (88.89%) Automation Testing
4 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
5 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
6 13 (72.22%) JIRA
6 13 (72.22%) Client/Server
7 12 (66.67%) Bugzilla
7 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
7 12 (66.67%) Open Source
8 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
8 11 (61.11%) Test Management
8 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
9 10 (55.56%) TDD
9 10 (55.56%) Subversion
9 10 (55.56%) BDD
9 10 (55.56%) Kanban
10 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
10 7 (38.89%) Java
10 7 (38.89%) ISEB
11 6 (33.33%) JMeter
11 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 6 (33.33%) TestNG
12 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
1 18 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 13 (72.22%) JIRA
3 12 (66.67%) Bugzilla
3 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (55.56%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) JMeter
5 6 (33.33%) TestNG
6 5 (27.78%) TortoiseSVN
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Client/Server
2 12 (66.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Scrum
1 16 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 16 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Test Management
4 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 10 (55.56%) BDD
4 10 (55.56%) Kanban
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (38.89%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
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