The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 54 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.62% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.36% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£375 £460 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +5.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.85% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £86.25
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -71.01%
Performance Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
496 368 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.31% 73.90% 73.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 250 330
Average daily rate £450 £378 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 15
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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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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
Swindon -13 4 £375 -11.76% 1
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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