The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
406 334 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.64% 95.98% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 229 219
Average daily rate £413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Performance Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9002
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Capita
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Capita