Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 January 2019 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 of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 191 185
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
East of England median daily rate - £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.46% -26.58%
England median daily rate £474 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.28% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median hourly rate - £43.75 -
England median hourly rate £51.31 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year +17.27% - -

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,789 4,030 3,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.57% 85.31% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,240 2,321 2,135
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 230 296
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £32.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.85% -0.52% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.82 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in the East of England

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in the East of England

Load Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Testing in the East of England