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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 29 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.97% 6.92% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 9.82% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £310 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £96.15 £48.18
% change year-on-year
-62.29% +99.55%
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West Yorkshire

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
210 112 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 83.33% 70.44% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 61 67
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (60.00%) JMeter
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) NeoLoad
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) XML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JMeter
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (40.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) RAD
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day
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Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago