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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 96 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate £456 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1081 1078 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 81.03% 78.57% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 595 621
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 31 52
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +56.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.44 £18.15 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £51.88 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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
Leatherhead -24 3 £463 +2.77% 1
Guildford +5 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) JBoss
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) JMeter
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) JUnit
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (50.00%) JBehave
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) VoltDB
3 5 (50.00%) PuTTY
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) VoltDB
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) JBehave
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) JMeter
2 5 (50.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) TestNG
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Developer in Test
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Java EE
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) MapReduce
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle