The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 23 13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - 3.41% 10.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.80% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 22
Average daily rate
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- £295 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.29% 71.02% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 64 78
Average daily rate £400 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.50 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bradford region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 5 (71.43%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) ODBC
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DVB
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) ODBC
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) SPML
4 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) MPEG
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Tcl
3 1 (14.29%) BeanShell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Novell