The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester skills 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 Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 275 252 230
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.011% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.098% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£296 £380 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £380 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £380 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £368
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1288 1023 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.81% 11.01% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 597 555
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 20
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.58 £30.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Rational 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 Rational Performance Tester across the South East region.

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Rational Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) nmon
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) nmon