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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -79.35%
Performance Testing
London

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
106 119 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.46% 88.81% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 81
Average daily rate £480 £505 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

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