The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 144 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£340 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2962 2239 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.62% 94.04% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1769 1114 1472
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 208 332
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Performance Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) CTI
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Endeca
3 1 (20.00%) QA

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) CTI
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) hybris
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Endeca