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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +104.65%
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
243 344 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.41% 84.31% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 226 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 17
Median hourly rate £36.88 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 (80.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (20.00%) HP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP