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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 48 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.21% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
360 185 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.79% 53.47% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 97 145
Average daily rate £350 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.69 £10.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 - - 4
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 7 (87.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
4 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (25.00%) Life Science
7 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) C#
8 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Mobile App

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft