The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank - 149 145
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.060% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.063% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £256 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2644 3150 3223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.36% 95.17% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1708 1994 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 225 180
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#