The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 49 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
Performance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (23.08%) Publishing
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ABAP
5 2 (15.38%) Java

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) NetWeaver
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
4 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) NetWeaver Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior NetWeaver Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) VBA
2 2 (15.38%) ABAP
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) IBM