The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 627 604 575
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.012% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.053% 0.092% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Median daily rate £418 £460 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -5.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £495 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.65% +120.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rational Performance Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7576 6515 6229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 12.85% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5203 4224 4068
Median daily rate £438 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 134 123
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.42 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Rational Performance Tester as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Rational Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Rational Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Rational Performance Tester
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 Rational Performance Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 4 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 - 3 £418 -
London -11 1 - -
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Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Rational Performance Tester.

1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) Perfmon
5 1 (14.29%) Blockchain
5 1 (14.29%) HBase
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
5 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (14.29%) Sqoop
5 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
5 1 (14.29%) nmon
5 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) New Relic
5 1 (14.29%) HDFS
5 1 (14.29%) Impala
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Rational Performance Tester
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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) RTP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
1 1 (14.29%) Impala
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Introscope
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
2 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
2 1 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Performance Tester
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Web Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Blockchain
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (14.29%) nmon
1 1 (14.29%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel