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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing Consultant
Rank 619 643 636
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £388 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -20.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £490
% change year-on-year
- -20.91%
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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 2 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 9 December 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 +8 2 £450 +16.12% 2
London - 2 £450 - 2

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP