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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 120 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.098% 0.048% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.056% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+103.70% -
Load Testing
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
1761 1780 1382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.54% 84.84% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1278 949
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £84.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 2 £300 -
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Agile Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Web Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP