The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 83 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £32.50
Load Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
921 1050 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.94% 76.36% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 601 442
Average daily rate £413 £390 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 47
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Surrey region.

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (83.33%) HP
1 10 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 10 (83.33%) JMeter
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Apache
3 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Games
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) OWASP
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (8.33%) MSTest
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (8.33%) Red Gate
7 1 (8.33%) SoapUI

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 10 (83.33%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Tester
2 9 (75.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Test-First Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Red Gate
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik