The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 188 203 192
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.033% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.24% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £489 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +50.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
693 819 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 13.50% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 624 553
Average daily rate £425 £425 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £58.75 £50.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.41% +16.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the City of London region.

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Rational Performance Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) nmon
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk