The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 30 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.04% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £355 £379 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 308 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.16% 79.79% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 246 285
Median daily rate £425 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.87% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £30.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £122.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Swindon region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (10.00%) API Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) API Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) QA