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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Test Lead
UK / England
Rank 567 606 583
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.011% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £420 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £325 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 - £425
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 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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Performance Test Leader Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 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
London +23 2 £450 +38.46%
South West - 2 £325 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
Performance Test Leader
UK

Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Performance Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) JMeter
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 1 (7.14%) Ambari
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
8 1 (7.14%) NeoLoad
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JMeter
2 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
4 1 (7.14%) Firebug
4 1 (7.14%) NeoLoad
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) The Grinder
4 1 (7.14%) Toad
4 1 (7.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Garbage Collection
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) COBOL
1 1 (7.14%) JCL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ambari
1 1 (7.14%) Grafana
1 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
1 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CODA
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle