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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South West / Dorset
Rank 19 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.94% - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £390 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.77%

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
95 169 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.14% 79.34% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 113
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £20.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £44.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 - -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Guidewire

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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP