The first table below looks at the demand for Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Development Applications category for the Reading 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
124 102 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.60% 13.35% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 36 22
Average daily rate £313 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Rational Performance Tester
Berkshire

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Rational Performance Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester.

1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SilkTest

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SilkTest
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Performance Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel