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 20 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
20 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 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.40% 5.88% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 7.36% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
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£275 £190 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £159 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £234 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.18%
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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
140 163 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.92% 79.90% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 87 55
Average daily rate £350 £265 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) IPTV
5 3 (18.75%) Tcl
5 3 (18.75%) DVB
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
5 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) MPEG
5 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) DVB
1 3 (18.75%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) NeoLoad
1 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Integration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JDBC
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) ODBC
1 2 (12.50%) JMS
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
1 3 (18.75%) MPEG
1 3 (18.75%) IPTV
1 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
1 3 (18.75%) Video on Demand
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ETL
1 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Tcl
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
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