The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 86 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.72% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
885 559 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.77% 95.07% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 350 349
Median daily rate £325 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.31 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 7 £275 -15.38%
Performance Tester
North East

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Facilita Forecast
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Facilita Forecast
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP