The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 37 51
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.25% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.79% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
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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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 224 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.49% 70.00% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 107 162
Average daily rate £368 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridge region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) J2SE
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) J2SE
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft