The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 41 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.18% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.75 £4.00
% change year-on-year
+39.53% +168.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 224 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.70% 74.92% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 59
Average daily rate £360 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Load Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Xcode
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Calabash
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Robotics
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Calabash
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Xcode
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
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