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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
Performance Testing
East Midlands

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
322 302 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.74% 78.65% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 198 166
Median daily rate £438 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.20 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (100.00%) OLTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management