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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 594 590 563
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.047% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate £345 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £313 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £413 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 1 £350 -3.44%
South East - 1 £340 -
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Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester.

1 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (30.00%) nmon
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) JProfiler
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) Toad
4 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 3 (30.00%) JDBC
4 3 (30.00%) C++

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (10.00%) RTP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (30.00%) Introscope
2 3 (30.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (30.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tester
1 8 (80.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Performance Tester
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JDBC
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) ODBC
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (30.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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