The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 42 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% 1.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 2.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -12.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.07% 61.81% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 115 83
Average daily rate £370 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.38 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
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