The first table below looks at the demand for the Performance Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Lead
Rank 583 563 562
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 7 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.021% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Average daily rate
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- £550 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 £275
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Performance Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Leader in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Performance Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Leader within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 6 - - 2
London +9 4 - -
City of London - 2 - -
South East -11 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Leader in their job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Performance Testing
2 14 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
4 7 (31.82%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) Test Management
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) HTTP
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) IBM
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) PuTTY
9 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 2 (9.09%) Publishing
9 2 (9.09%) Validation
9 2 (9.09%) VMware
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) PuTTY
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) LoadRunner
2 2 (9.09%) Toad
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Introscope
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Performance Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) Test Management
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) HP
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
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