The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 75 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 1 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.099% 1.20% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 1.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +97.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Performance Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
934 862 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.29% 94.41% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 467 588
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £197 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.75 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) JMeter
3 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) NeoLoad
6 3 (16.67%) Statistics
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) HTTP
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) ODBC
8 1 (5.56%) UNIX
8 1 (5.56%) Windows
8 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (5.56%) Test Management

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
1 7 (38.89%) JMeter
2 3 (16.67%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.56%) JProfiler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) ODBC
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) HP