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 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
Performance Testing
Rank 43 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.10% 1.17% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.65% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £130 £325 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -36.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
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
357 363 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.46% 71.04% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 99
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 16
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 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
Gloucester - 1 £130 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
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