The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Performance Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
703 607 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.90% 91.97% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 382 349
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham