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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
Performance Testing
East of England

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
430 189 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 68.23% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 90 168
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 - -
Bedford - - - -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Endeca
2 2 (66.67%) AWK
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Endeca
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle