Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Load Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Load Testing over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Load Testing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £375 -
East of England median daily rate £448 £320 £335
% change year-on-year +39.84% -4.48% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +54.55% -

Load Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 516 588 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.90% 87.89% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 416 347
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £283 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £27.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.24% -21.83% +36.54%
10th Percentile £13.79 £10.87 £11.59
90th Percentile £20.14 £50.51 £47.89
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -41.67% +10.09% +12.80%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Bedfordshire

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in Bedfordshire