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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 32 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% 0.38% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.52% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £275 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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
191 193 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.90% 73.66% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 128 203
Median daily rate £467 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.36% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017, 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