The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 42 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.27% 1.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £423 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.75 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -59.16%
Performance Testing
North 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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 324 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.86% 78.64% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 221 85
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £44.80 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Blackpool -6 5 £400 -4.76% 1
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Curam
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (31.25%) JBoss
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) VME
5 4 (25.00%) Micro Focus
5 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (25.00%) COBOL
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB
8 1 (6.25%) HP UFT

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Quality Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (25.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Logistics
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Curam
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Micro Focus
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
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