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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £108.65 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-69.16% +239.51%
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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
258 373 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 73.71% 83.26% 57.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 280 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 4
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £36.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA