The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 1.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 2.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +104.65%
Performance Testing
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 253 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.20% 78.33% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 169 156
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 12
Median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.85% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP