The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 39 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.67% 0.27% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 0.35% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
Performance Testing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.28% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (81.25%) Java
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) JMeter
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) JBoss
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) BeanShell
7 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
7 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) Subversion
7 3 (18.75%) Maven
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 2 (12.50%) NHS
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JMeter
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) BeanShell
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
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