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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 87 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£300 £240 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.86% -12.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
926 918 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.51% 72.80% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 544 436
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 53
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 28 August 2014. 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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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
Camberley - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA