The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Sussex region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 40 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.91% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 217 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 67.78% 73.06% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 135 151
Average daily rate £365 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 15
Average hourly rate £15.10 £17.36 £17.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £13.44 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.75 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 2 £370 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Performance Testing also 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 that cited Performance Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Performance Testing also 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 that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
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