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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 52 74 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.20% 0.29% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.35% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £450 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +17.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Load Testing
Wales

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
421 572 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.04% 83.02% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 443 326
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £58.50 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL