The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 26 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.07% - 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £481 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
South 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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 133 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 74.33% 71.89% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 110
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £239 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 2 £481 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) iPad
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) ERP Implementation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) ERP Manager
2 2 (25.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
2 1 (12.50%) HP