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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 114 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.049% 0.25% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.29% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1699 1711 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.94% 85.55% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1106 968
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.69 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.32% -6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 -6 1 - -
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Publishing
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Agile Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Web Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP