The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 260 264 233
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 2 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.064% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.067% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £308 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £436 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
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
8452 8952 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 5120 4704
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 429 449
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.47% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Tester
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 Tester across the South East region.

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Tester
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 Tester across the South East region.

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +10 1 £438 -4.89%
Hampshire - 1 £413 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) EPoS
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Maven
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Finance

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) API Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle