The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 36 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.72% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.84% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Performance Testing
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 237 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 71.77% 72.26% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 97 106
Average daily rate £368 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -66.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £15.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) zOS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) JMS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Introscope
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DB2 Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JCL
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft