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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 55 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.20% - 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%

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
427 391 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.73% 75.48% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 266 151
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £587 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -17.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Sheffield - 1 £363 -
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) RIA
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Informix
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (50.00%) Informix
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel