The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 82 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.085% - 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£380 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
117 64 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.95% 6.05% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 46 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Rational Performance Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM