The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 11 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 Chester 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.71% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £32.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 124 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.86% 78.98% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 33
Average daily rate £320 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Servlets
1 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Jetty
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) CentOS
1 7 (87.50%) nginx
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon S3
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) RightScale
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Hudson
1 7 (87.50%) OpenStack
1 7 (87.50%) Route 53
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
1 7 (87.50%) Jetty
1 7 (87.50%) nginx
1 7 (87.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon S3
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Route 53
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
1 7 (87.50%) Hudson
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) JVM Tuning
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) V-Model
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) RightScale