The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 72 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 3 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% - 2.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£425 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
152 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.51% 10.24% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 38 48
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Rational Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Rational Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Rational Performance Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester.

1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Rational Performance Tester 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 Rational Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM