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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 92 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.50% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.77% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £450 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +51.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £410 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £460 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £419 £299
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +40.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £10.75
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
968 1162 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.33% 81.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 647 541
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 16 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Guildford +10 4 £350 - 1
Leatherhead -20 2 £431 -4.16% 1
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) PuTTY
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (30.00%) JMeter
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Swing
5 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) VoltDB

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) VoltDB
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (30.00%) JBehave
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) JMeter
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) TestNG
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer in Test
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mart Developer
4 1 (10.00%) OLAP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Swing
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos