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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 63 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.58% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.75% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £310 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
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
549 535 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.65% 77.42% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 374 275
Average daily rate £368 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon -5 1 £310 -17.33% 1
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) HP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP