The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 28 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.81% - 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£445 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 200 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.63% 70.67% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 82
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £37.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -11.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Aquila
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Aquila
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft