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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing Consultant
UK
Rank 593 614 610
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £490
% change year-on-year
- -33.67%
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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +14 2 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner

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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle