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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 407 412 404
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% 0.094% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rational Performance Tester
England

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
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) RTP

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Performance Tester
2 4 (80.00%) SAP Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) SAP