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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 57 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% - 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£343 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £155.00 £40.09
% change year-on-year
-78.38% +286.63%
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
355 256 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.58% 68.45% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 132 142
Average daily rate £410 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £343 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Performance Testing 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 Performance Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) PLM
4 1 (14.29%) Windchill
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Performance Testing 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 Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) COM+
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Logistics
1 3 (42.86%) Use Case
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) NetApp