Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 138 142
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -26
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 7 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.32% 0.19% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.22% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 16
Leeds median daily rate £400 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -3.08% -14.47%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +26.98% -3.08% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1913 2296 2850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.13% 87.77% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 1554 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Leeds

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in Leeds

Load Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) Publishing
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
2 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Kibana
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (85.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Test Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) New Relic