Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 192 199
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +6
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.062% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.076% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
East of England median daily rate £320 £335 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -13.55% +13.97%
10th Percentile £310 £318 £275
90th Percentile £408 £353 £613
England median daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 - £45.00

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 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 4265 3967 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.39% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2302 2704
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 320 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Essex - 9 £320 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Maven
2 9 (81.82%) Ajax
2 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Java EE
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) JPA
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) JAX-WS
2 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) Middleware
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) RDBMS
2 9 (81.82%) JAXB
2 9 (81.82%) CA
2 9 (81.82%) Code Coverage
2 9 (81.82%) Ant
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) Struts
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) XML

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
1 9 (81.82%) WebLogic
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) RDBMS
2 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Ant
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) Maven
1 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 6 (54.55%) Gradle
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
2 6 (54.55%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) LoadUI
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Ajax
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) HTML5
1 9 (81.82%) Java EE
1 9 (81.82%) JAXB
1 9 (81.82%) JAX-RS
1 9 (81.82%) JAX-WS
1 9 (81.82%) JPA
1 9 (81.82%) Middleware
1 9 (81.82%) REST
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
1 9 (81.82%) Struts
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) JSF
2 6 (54.55%) JSP
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Code Coverage
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) UML
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
4 6 (54.55%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
5 3 (27.27%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (9.09%) Case Management
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Groovy
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) CA
1 9 (81.82%) CA Agile Central
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft