The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 139 125
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £469 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £419
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1811 2309 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.54% 81.36% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1538 1429
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £559 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 63 50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.12 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +21 3 £575 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £363 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Informix
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) RIA
2 2 (40.00%) AMQP
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) iGaming
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) AMQP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Informix
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) iGaming
1 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP