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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 90 83 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.76% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.96% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
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£380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 -
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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
1278 1150 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.36% 79.09% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 620 785
Average daily rate £355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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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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
Leeds -6 6 £380 +33.92%
Wakefield - - - -
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
1 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Continuity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
2 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft