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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 38 48
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.38% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.52% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 194 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.29% 73.76% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 128 205
Median daily rate £467 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.36% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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