The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Performance Tester
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Performance Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Performance Tester
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Performance Tester in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Performance Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Performance Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Senior Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP