The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 34 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.85% 2.36% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 3.42% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£355 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +8.62%
Performance Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 146 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 69.66% 68.87% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 80
Average daily rate £370 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -72.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £8.94 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £72.50 £56.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield -3 2 £355 -5.33% 1
Performance Testing
East Midlands

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle