The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 74 86
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £575 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +155.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Load Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 854 880 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.91% 84.37% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 468 470
Median daily rate £405 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Load Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday