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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 45 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
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
310 238 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.93% 78.55% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 147 104
Average daily rate £400 £380 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £209 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 5 (100.00%) JBehave
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) Appium
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Appium
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) JBehave
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA