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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 418 - 424
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.027% - 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £368
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +3.33%
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
3694 3571 3294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.35% 14.89% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2665 2534 2364
Average daily rate £440 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.30 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £111.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (50.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP