The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 89 83 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 4 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.90% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +69.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £224 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £352 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1570 1438 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.34% 94.30% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 755 1006
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 90
Average hourly rate £13.35 £16.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Performance Tester
Yorkshire

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 3 £375 +50.00%
Performance Tester
Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (74.07%) Test Scripting
2 15 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 11 (40.74%) JMeter
3 11 (40.74%) LoadRunner
4 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) NeoLoad
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (11.11%) Statistics
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.41%) Java
10 2 (7.41%) HP
10 2 (7.41%) JProfiler
10 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Test Management
11 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.70%) Python
11 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) LoadRunner
1 11 (40.74%) JMeter
2 6 (22.22%) NeoLoad
3 2 (7.41%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Test Scripting
2 15 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Capita