The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 84 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.18% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £370 £225
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +64.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1078 943 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.56% 92.54% 92.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 495 289
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
Performance Tester
South East

Performance Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) BBC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB