The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tester
England / East of England
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £354 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2071 2208 2488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 95.34% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1324 1507
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 221 205
Median hourly rate £31.45 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.52% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Essex - 7 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) LoadRunner
4 8 (61.54%) JMeter
4 8 (61.54%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) QA
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) ISEB
5 7 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (46.15%) SDLC
6 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
7 5 (38.46%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) V-Model
9 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
9 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Capybara
10 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
10 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) LoadRunner
2 8 (61.54%) JMeter
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Capybara
4 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) V-Model
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft