The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
Performance Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 142 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.62% 91.03% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 91 69
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Performance Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP