The first table below looks at the demand for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 advertised for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £352 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
713 515 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.45% 91.80% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 310 307
Average daily rate £375 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 32
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £20.70 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Performance Tester
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Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tester across the Wales region.

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester across the Wales region.

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Performance Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SRM
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SRM
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix