The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 25 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 109 108
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.15% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -27.77% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +103.70%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1432 1568 1810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.50% 79.88% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1005 1166
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 78 90
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £34.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +15.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Load Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Hampshire

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in Hampshire

Load Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Testing in Hampshire