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 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 28 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.14% 0.88% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.97% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £483 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +14.54%
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%
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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
158 103 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.49% 90.35% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 50 129
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
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 Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Straight-Through Processing
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Swing
5 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (20.00%) HBase
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Impala
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Talarian

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) HBase
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (20.00%) Talarian