The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 172 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.26% 80.37% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 58
Average daily rate £320 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 7
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Jetty
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) nginx
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) RightScale
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (66.67%) Route 53
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (66.67%) Jetty
1 4 (66.67%) nginx
1 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Route 53
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Hudson
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) OpenSTA
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) JVM Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) RightScale