Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - +52 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 - £575
10th Percentile £413 - £413
90th Percentile £438 - £613
East of England median daily rate £360 £335 £456
% change year-on-year +7.46% -26.58% +40.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - -

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 534 498 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.76% 85.86% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 326 344
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £214 £234 £263
90th Percentile £613 £579 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 59
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +1.00% +10.92% +19.00%

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

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £425 -
Load Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft