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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 104 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 10 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.58% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.77% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Median daily rate £413 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -12.85%
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
1810 1960 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.34% 76.09% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1129 937
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 22
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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
Bracknell - 5 £360 - 3
Reading +12 1 £400 -28.08% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
3 5 (41.67%) Node.js
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 5 (41.67%) LESS
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) Gatling
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Gatling
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) LESS
2 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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