The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
UK
Rank 596 618 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.053% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £363 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7381 7593 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.49% 14.95% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4919 5065 4709
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 203 125
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend

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

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Rational Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
Cardiff - 1 £363 -
South Wales - 1 £363 -
Wales - 1 £363 -

Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Rational Performance Tester.

1 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
1 8 (88.89%) JMeter
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) RAD
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Groovy
5 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
6 3 (33.33%) The Grinder
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) V-Model
6 3 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) JBoss
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL

Rational Performance Tester
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (22.22%) Temenos T24
1 2 (22.22%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JMeter
1 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
3 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 3 (33.33%) The Grinder
4 3 (33.33%) WinRunner
5 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) Hudson
5 2 (22.22%) JBehave
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (22.22%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Performance Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (66.67%) RAD
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) RUP
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) V-Model
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Groovy
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Siebel
3 2 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (22.22%) Calypso
3 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Temenos