The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1619 2043 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.23% 81.17% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1081 1066
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 3 £301 -24.68%
Slough +10 2 £420 +17.48%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 £263 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) RESTful
3 12 (32.43%) Web Services
4 11 (29.73%) OOP
4 11 (29.73%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (29.73%) JIRA
4 11 (29.73%) Gatling
5 10 (27.03%) CSS3
5 10 (27.03%) Sass
5 10 (27.03%) LESS
5 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
5 10 (27.03%) User Stories
5 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
5 10 (27.03%) HTML5
5 10 (27.03%) JMeter
5 10 (27.03%) LoadRunner
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
6 9 (24.32%) Pair Programming
6 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Node.js
7 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
7 8 (21.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (21.62%) Java
7 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.62%) SQL
7 8 (21.62%) Selenium
8 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) Confluence

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (18.92%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (18.92%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.70%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Gatling
1 11 (29.73%) JIRA
2 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.03%) JMeter
2 10 (27.03%) LoadRunner
3 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
4 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.41%) Appium
5 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.70%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Web Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) RESTful
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
3 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
3 10 (27.03%) CSS
3 10 (27.03%) CSS3
3 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) HTML5
3 10 (27.03%) LESS
3 10 (27.03%) Sass
4 9 (24.32%) Node.js
5 7 (18.92%) React
6 5 (13.51%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (8.11%) XML
8 2 (5.41%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
9 1 (2.70%) Java EE
9 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.70%) Clustering
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Solaris
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) OOP
2 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 10 (27.03%) User Stories
4 9 (24.32%) Pair Programming
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) Kanban
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
6 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
6 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
6 6 (16.22%) High Availability
6 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.81%) Open Source
8 4 (10.81%) Release Management
8 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
1 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) C
4 1 (2.70%) Groovy
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.70%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.70%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.70%) Sonatype
3 1 (2.70%) Splunk
3 1 (2.70%) VMware