The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 47 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.48% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.61% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 326 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 71.23% 78.55% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 179 280
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP