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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 49 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% - 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£338 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
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
283 150 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.39% 59.76% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 82 135
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.38 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.26% -50.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 17 September 2014. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - - - - 1
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
1 1 (33.33%) VSAT
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) DO-160
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
1 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VSAT
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) RF Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) DO-160