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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 31 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.27% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
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
179 157 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.53% 75.48% 70.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 82 101
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Median hourly rate £25.50 £42.46 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.94% +165.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £42.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
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 30 July 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 - 3 £325 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) POSIX
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) POSIX
2 1 (20.00%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet