Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 137 142
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.32% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.39% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +15.46% -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 - £60.00

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,462 2,537 2,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.62% 81.52% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,580 1,620 1,547
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £213 £236
90th Percentile £560 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 91
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -10.49% -1.82%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.30 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.60 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 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 22 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
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £400 +6.60% 1
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Genesys
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) IVR
1 5 (83.33%) WFM
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (16.67%) Protractor
2 1 (16.67%) Gatling
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Gatling
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Protractor
1 1 (16.67%) RSpec
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Genesys Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Engagement
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) WFM
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Genesys
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian