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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 140 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £488 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 - £369
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 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -
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
2455 2395 1830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.36% 80.97% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1698 1147
Median daily rate £420 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 60
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +29.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
South Yorkshire - 3 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Informix
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) REST

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel