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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 56 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.64% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £588 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -
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
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
478 450 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 76.24% 82.42% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 343 165
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 4 £588 +23.68%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Informix
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) RIA
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Dropwizard
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner

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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (75.00%) Informix
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
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%) Principal Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Dropwizard
2 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel