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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 34 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +100.00%

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
239 271 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.97% 86.86% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 193 234
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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