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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - - 39
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 - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 £108.65
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -69.16%
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
333 354 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.40% 79.73% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 229 165
Median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.70 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) 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 (33.33%) OLTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle