The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank - 55 43
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.19% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.20% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 505 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.34% 97.30% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 359 226
Average daily rate £339 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BeanShell
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) BeanShell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle