The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 36 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +59.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 276 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.18% 89.03% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 191 259
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £40.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Performance Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL