The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
Load Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
433 381 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 79.74% 78.72% 61.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 266 122
Median daily rate £450 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £7.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire