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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 38 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 0.86% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.12% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £363 £430 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% -8.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
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
276 357 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.40% 76.77% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 263 264
Median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.75 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.80% +70.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft