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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 30 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.46% 0.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+103.70% -
Load Testing
Hampshire

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
159 309 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 73.27% 85.12% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 230 206
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) OLTP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) OLTP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware