The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.85% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £86.25
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -71.01%
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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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
222 158 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 72.79% 66.39% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 114 66
Average daily rate £360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 5
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £19.30 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £31.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Performance Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) DTV

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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