The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 113 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £32.50
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Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1716 1405 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.20% 78.40% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 983 505
Average daily rate £365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £11.13 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bradford - 4 - -
Leeds -19 1 £350 +12.00%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Stress Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense
2 1 (20.00%) Wyse
2 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) CCEE
2 1 (20.00%) CCIA
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) Windows

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Stress Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) CCEE
1 1 (20.00%) CCIA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCEA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) AppSense
1 1 (20.00%) Wyse
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix