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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 37 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.72% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £250 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -79.35%
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
200 234 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 71.68% 66.86% 75.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 135 119
Average daily rate £300 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Leicester +2 1 - -
Market Harborough - 1 £250 -
Performance Testing
East Midlands

Performance Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) IIS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA