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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +59.72%

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
226 323 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.20% 83.03% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 199 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £526 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 17
Median hourly rate £37.88 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner

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 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP