The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 35 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 1.04% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.29% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £413 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £418 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
Performance Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
252 387 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.08% 80.79% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 252 188
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 28
Median hourly rate £28.00 £38.75 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) JBehave

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Appium
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) JBehave
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SDET