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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.47% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%

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
1561 1915 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 78.36% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 995 1007
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 January 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
Slough +8 2 £420 +17.48%
Reading -1 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) RESTful
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
4 15 (42.86%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) HTML
4 15 (42.86%) OOP
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
4 15 (42.86%) CSS3
4 15 (42.86%) Sass
4 15 (42.86%) LESS
4 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 15 (42.86%) User Stories
4 15 (42.86%) Gatling
5 14 (40.00%) Node.js
5 14 (40.00%) TDD
5 14 (40.00%) Pair Programming
6 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
6 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (37.14%) JIRA
7 12 (34.29%) Scrum
8 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
8 11 (31.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (28.57%) Front End Development
9 10 (28.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (28.57%) Kanban
9 10 (28.57%) 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 10 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (31.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (28.57%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Gatling
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) JIRA
3 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
4 8 (22.86%) LoadRunner
5 6 (17.14%) JMeter
5 6 (17.14%) Selenium
6 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
7 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.71%) Appium
8 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
8 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.71%) JUnit
8 2 (5.71%) Subversion
9 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.86%) Maven
9 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Angular Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Web Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) RESTful
2 16 (45.71%) Web Services
3 15 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 15 (42.86%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) CSS3
3 15 (42.86%) HTML
3 15 (42.86%) HTML5
3 15 (42.86%) LESS
3 15 (42.86%) Sass
4 14 (40.00%) Node.js
5 6 (17.14%) React
6 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.71%) XML
9 1 (2.86%) Java EE
9 1 (2.86%) REST
9 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) OOP
2 15 (42.86%) User Stories
3 14 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 14 (40.00%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
6 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 10 (28.57%) Kanban
7 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (17.14%) High Availability
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) Release Management
8 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.86%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.86%) Perfmon
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) HP
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.86%) Sonatype
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
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