The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 71 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.47% 1.20% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.75% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £318 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £448 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
Performance Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 571 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.24% 68.80% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 328 251
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
Cambridge -11 3 £370 +13.84% 1
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (69.23%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Mercurial
4 6 (46.15%) JBehave
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
4 6 (46.15%) JMeter
4 6 (46.15%) Appium
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Release Management
7 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) SOAP
8 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (15.38%) WebDriver

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Mercurial
2 6 (46.15%) JBehave
2 6 (46.15%) JMeter
2 6 (46.15%) Appium
3 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Ant
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) QA Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
1 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) HP