The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 116 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£435 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +18.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £308
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1976 1569 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.94% 92.73% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 863 730
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 101 179
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -20.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP