The first table below looks at the demand for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 17 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 Job Titles advertised for the London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 372 364 414
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 40 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.065% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.070% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 4
Average daily rate £425 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Performance Tester Daily Rate Histogram in London

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 17 £450 +5.88% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 40 (68.97%) Performance Testing
2 34 (58.62%) LoadRunner
3 27 (46.55%) SQL
4 26 (44.83%) Finance
5 19 (32.76%) UNIX
5 19 (32.76%) HP
6 15 (25.86%) Banking
7 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 13 (22.41%) Oracle
9 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
10 11 (18.97%) Load Testing
11 10 (17.24%) Rational Performance Tester
11 10 (17.24%) ISEB
12 9 (15.52%) Linux
12 9 (15.52%) JMeter
12 9 (15.52%) Stress Testing
12 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
13 8 (13.79%) Social Network
13 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
13 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
14 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
14 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
14 7 (12.07%) Middleware
14 7 (12.07%) SOA
14 7 (12.07%) Solaris
15 6 (10.34%) Apache
15 6 (10.34%) Video on Demand
16 5 (8.62%) vSphere

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.72%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (58.62%) LoadRunner
2 10 (17.24%) Rational Performance Tester
3 9 (15.52%) JMeter
4 4 (6.90%) LoadUI
5 3 (5.17%) NeoLoad
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium
7 1 (1.72%) WebLOAD
7 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.72%) Hudson
7 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.72%) eggPlant
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (1.72%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 8 (13.79%) Social Network
2 6 (10.34%) Video on Demand
3 4 (6.90%) IPTV
4 3 (5.17%) Statistics
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.72%) VLE
6 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) UNIX
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Solaris
4 5 (8.62%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Performance Testing
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) Load Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Stress Testing
5 7 (12.07%) SOA
5 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.17%) Test Management
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
9 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.72%) Data Management
10 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) Groovy
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.24%) ISEB
4 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.62%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) HP
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Green Hat
5 2 (3.45%) Siebel
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
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Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
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