The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 71 71
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -79.35%
Performance Testing
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
634 716 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.86% 78.94% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 371 365
Average daily rate £410 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Terracotta
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (50.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Compaq
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Compaq
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Terracotta
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods