The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.87% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£445 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 155 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.65% 66.52% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 89
Average daily rate £400 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) GxP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) ERP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) DHTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Aquila