The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 78 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.100% 0.96% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 1.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £96.15 £40.09
% change year-on-year
-65.15% +139.82%
Performance Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
813 658 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.22% 78.99% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 303 253
Average daily rate £400 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Chester +2 1 £463 +8.82% 1
Warrington - - - -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Servlets
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Jetty
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) RightScale
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Programme Manager
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Manager
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Test Programme Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) RightScale