The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
Performance Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 207 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.46% 66.77% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 101
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £178 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £25.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Performance Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA