The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 51 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.12% 1.33% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.72% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£388 £339 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +8.62%
Performance Testing
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
483 465 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.79% 77.50% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 328 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £507 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Cardiff +5 12 £388 +14.39% 1
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Performance Testing 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 Performance Testing.

1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) JBoss
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
5 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Selenium
6 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (15.38%) JMeter
6 4 (15.38%) NHS
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) ISEB
7 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby
7 3 (11.54%) Subversion
7 3 (11.54%) Maven
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Performance Testing 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 Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JMeter
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Performance Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.85%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Automation Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) RUP
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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