The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Nottingham region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 34 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.69% 0.78% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.99% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £230 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -45.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 303 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 70.14% 78.91% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 137 68
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.06 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.82% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £19.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Testing
Nottinghamshire

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Performance Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) QA

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (10.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (30.00%) System Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com