The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 405 395 366
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 3 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.047% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.098% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £488 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rational Performance Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3055 3099 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.65% 13.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 2287 2033
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Rational 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 Rational Performance Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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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
City of London -6 1 £425 -12.82%
Paddington - 1 - -
Rational Performance Tester
England

Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) JProfiler
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) nmon
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) HP

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) HP