The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 40 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% 1.05% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.63% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£300 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
263 245 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 70.70% 64.30% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 158 137
Average daily rate £325 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.85% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.13 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 1 £300 -42.85% 2
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP