The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 96 81 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.88% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.93% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £268 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +50.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £218 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £363 £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £322 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1539 1393 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.05% 93.99% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 759 967
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 64 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £24.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) ODBC
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
7 4 (26.67%) Test Management
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (26.67%) User Experience
8 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Statistics
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (20.00%) JMeter
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) ETL
9 1 (6.67%) UNIX

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
1 4 (26.67%) ODBC
1 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
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