Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 60
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.20% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Southampton median daily rate - - £310
Hampshire median daily rate - £363 £310
% change year-on-year - +16.94% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 338 367 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 71.46% 73.69% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 259 397
Southampton median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £219 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 41
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -44.97% +11.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.49 £35.20 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Southampton

Load Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Testing in Southampton