The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 60 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.44% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£550 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £32.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 678 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.08% 72.67% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 304 273
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Reading region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
3 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (16.67%) GCP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
2 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Accountant
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 18 days ago