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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 129 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 3 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.75% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.89% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 4
Median daily rate £445 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% -14.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Load Testing
England

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
1964 2571 2042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.22% 83.39% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1300 1707 1326
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 53
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
West Yorkshire +6 3 £445 +27.14% 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) RIA
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Informix
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Couchbase
3 3 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 3 (33.33%) Games
3 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Informix
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) JMeter
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) iGaming
2 1 (11.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Kafka
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) RIA
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) HP ASE
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) F5
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago