The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Performance Tester
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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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
813 482 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.09% 93.96% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 238 418
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 62
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £46.80 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tester
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) CTI

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) CTI
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA