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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 118 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.043% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £500 £550 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +161.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
Performance Testing
South East

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
1844 1908 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.31% 77.56% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 956 888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 67 25
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +1.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £41.33 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
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 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 1 £500 +11.11% 2
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful

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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Integrator
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) EPoS Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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