The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Performance Test Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing Consultant
Rank 653 660 641
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £423 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +40.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £423 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Performance Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Performance Test Consultant in the job title.

Performance Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Test Consultant within the UK.

Performance Test Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
England +30 3 £450 +6.50%
London - 3 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Performance Test Consultant 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 featuring Performance Test Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (30.00%) Essbase
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Gatling
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) VisualVM
3 1 (10.00%) YourKit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Document Management
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) People Management
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Dynatrace
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) New Relic