The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 64 42
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.14% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
Performance Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 522 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.27% 75.32% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 318 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Performance Testing also 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 that cited Performance Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) BeanShell
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Performance Testing also 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 that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) BeanShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SAP