The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - 34 38
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.29% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.09% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 191 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.56% 61.41% 67.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 115 84
Average daily rate £370 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 39
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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