The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 59 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.49% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.60% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 504 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.15% 68.95% 60.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 236 210
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 91
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.45 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Last Year
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Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Internet
3 6 (40.00%) Electronics
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) Clustering
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) J2SE
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) System Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (6.67%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
1 4 (26.67%) J2SE
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) CGI
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) CAD
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Industrial Design
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) PHP5
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) SolidWorks
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (13.33%) Sybase
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Perforce