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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 43 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 0.20% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.27% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £330 - £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.49% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -12.85%
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
363 365 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.23% 73.89% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 238 150
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £469 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £53.27 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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
Cheltenham - 2 £330 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection

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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) WF
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) V-Model
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) MIIS
1 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) IBM