The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
673 541 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.87% 93.92% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 336 351
Average daily rate £373 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £232 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Performance Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9002
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Capita
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Capita