The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 102 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.24% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1172 908 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.87% 94.29% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 545 514
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.28 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -29 3 £363 +26.08%
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) OWASP
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) LoadUI
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) Burp Suite
4 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Burp Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) WAI
2 2 (40.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope