Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 July 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.

Load Testing
London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 237 276
Rank change year-on-year +1 +39 -4
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.062% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 20
City of London median daily rate £550 £399 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -11.39% +20.00%
10th Percentile £425 £353 £318
90th Percentile £575 £471 £525
London median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.09% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £28.30
London median hourly rate - - £28.30

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5681 5994 9309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.52% 86.84% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4401 4862 7267
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £315 £313 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 93
City of London median hourly rate £20.85 £19.74 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -7.31% -2.07%
10th Percentile £13.37 £11.33 £11.03
90th Percentile £32.98 £40.17 £53.50
London median hourly rate £24.41 £21.34 £19.86
% change year-on-year +14.39% +7.47% +4.51%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in the City of London

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in the City of London

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) HDFS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) AOP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) HDFS
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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