The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 39 38
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.34% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £488 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.18%
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
272 228 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.11% 77.82% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 120 169
Average daily rate £425 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Performance Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce