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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 40 46
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.41% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.86% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £220 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -12.85%
Performance Testing
South West

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
151 245 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 66.81% 84.19% 87.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 121 218
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £299 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Test Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared