The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bradford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 19 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.07% 5.08% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 6.45% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £183 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% -17.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £159 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £216 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
122 155 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 74.85% 78.68% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 51
Average daily rate £338 £260 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% +16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £8.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Performance Testing
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Capita
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) IPTV
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Video on Demand
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DVB
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NeoLoad
1 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JDBC
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) IPTV
2 2 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
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