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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 49 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.23% - 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £363 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
359 396 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 81.78% 78.26% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 275 190
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 £270 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% +1.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA