The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Performance Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Performance Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Test Engineer across the South East region.

Performance Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Test Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Engineer across the South East region.

Performance Test Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Test Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Performance Test Engineer 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 Performance Test Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Performance Test Engineer 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 Performance Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy