Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 142 136
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.096% 0.031% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.038% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
East Midlands median daily rate £455 - £400
10th Percentile £330 - £358
90th Percentile £617 - £451
England median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.73% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £28.30
% change year-on-year - -2.83% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2603 2622 2588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 83.14% 81.45% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1634 1571
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £213
90th Percentile £545 £575 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 58 74
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% -15.23% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.85 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.63 £34.10
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Testing in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Testing in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire - 3 £455 -
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) boto
2 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) boto
1 2 (66.67%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) SOASTA, Inc