Period
to 16 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Performance Tester was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Tester
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - 130
Rank change year-on-year - +130 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.13% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 - £375
10th Percentile £403 - £363
90th Percentile £452 - £388
South East median daily rate £338 £394 £375
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2142 1655 2550
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 94.03% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 869 1335
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £225 £236
90th Percentile £530 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 71 112
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.97% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £37.25 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Performance Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tester in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 3 £423 -
Performance Tester
South East

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft