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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.34% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £346
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -60.00%
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
242 329 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.88% 78.90% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 216 142
Average daily rate £400 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 1 £500 -
Performance Testing
East Midlands

Performance Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft