The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hounslow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 16 16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 4.29% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.08% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -16.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £96.15 £40.09 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+139.82% +29.32%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 78.57% 84.29% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 36
Average daily rate £400 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Performance Testing
London

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Performance Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware