The first table below looks at the demand for Rational Performance Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank - 121 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.086% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Rational Performance Tester
England

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Rational 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 Rational Performance Tester across the South West region.

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Rational Performance Tester
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM