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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 63 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.39% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.93% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£371 £470 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
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
591 536 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 76.16% 74.34% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 358 269
Average daily rate £413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 24
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £92.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 -4 3 £371 -21.01%
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) Nessus
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP