The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £108.65 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-69.16% +239.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 122 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 67.23% 65.24% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 96
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ATG