The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Performance Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Lead
Rank 609 586 577
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 4 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.041% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
Median daily rate £409 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £259 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £235
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Performance Test Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Performance Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Leader across the England region.

Performance Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Test Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
North West -15 2 £418 +4.37%
South East -24 2 £400 +60.00%
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Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Performance Test Leader 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 England region featuring Performance Test Leader in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
5 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Capita
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB

Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
3 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Capita
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle