The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.77% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£255 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.78% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
854 657 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.68% 94.67% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 456 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £38.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Performance Tester Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 15 £255 -
Performance Tester
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Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) Stress Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) JMeter
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) BeanShell
5 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
5 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) JBoss
7 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Subversion
7 2 (11.76%) Maven
7 2 (11.76%) Ruby
7 2 (11.76%) Selenium
7 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Scala

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JMeter
2 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Stress Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) BeanShell
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle