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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 34 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.32% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
Wiltshire

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
291 376 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.57% 89.52% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 287 220
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.83 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.22% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB