The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 41 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.72% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 £108.65
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -69.16%
Performance Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 351 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.06% 76.81% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 208 134
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 34
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 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
Cirencester - 3 £400 -
Cheltenham +10 1 £330 -3.64% 3
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
4 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) V-Model
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) ERP Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WF
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) System Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
2 4 (30.77%) V-Model
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) MIIS
2 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix