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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South West / Somerset
Rank 36 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.87% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £385 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +24.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +59.72%

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
183 235 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.57% 80.76% 78.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 124 151
Median daily rate £350 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 16
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) QA

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Reuters