The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 165 161 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 27 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.67% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.87% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 24
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.29 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +16.53%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
4 14 (29.17%) QA
5 13 (27.08%) Java
6 12 (25.00%) Selenium
6 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle
7 10 (20.83%) Web Services
7 10 (20.83%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) Banking
8 9 (18.75%) UNIX
8 9 (18.75%) Windows
8 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 9 (18.75%) BDD
8 9 (18.75%) WebDriver
9 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (16.67%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) .NET
9 8 (16.67%) C#
9 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 8 (16.67%) JMeter
10 7 (14.58%) Retail
10 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.50%) Test Management
11 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 6 (12.50%) TDD

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) FileNet
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (4.17%) BASE24
3 1 (2.08%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) Broadband
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) KDB
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 8 (16.67%) JMeter
4 5 (10.42%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.25%) Fiddler
7 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.17%) NeoLoad
7 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.08%) Ant
8 1 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.08%) Xcode
8 1 (2.08%) Maven
8 1 (2.08%) Calabash
8 1 (2.08%) Appium
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (14.58%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Front Office
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Test Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.17%) webMethods Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (10.42%) SOAP
4 4 (8.33%) RESTful
4 4 (8.33%) HTML
4 4 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (6.25%) JSON
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) SPML
6 2 (4.17%) SailPoint
6 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.17%) REST
6 2 (4.17%) LAMP
6 2 (4.17%) Swing
6 2 (4.17%) JSP
6 2 (4.17%) Servlets
7 1 (2.08%) Lucene
7 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) Video on Demand
3 4 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) Equities
5 2 (4.17%) Tandem
5 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.17%) APACS
5 2 (4.17%) EMV
6 1 (2.08%) IPTV
6 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) UNIX
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
4 9 (18.75%) BDD
5 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.50%) Test Management
6 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.42%) V-Model
7 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Workflow
8 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.33%) DRM
9 3 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) C++
5 5 (10.42%) C
6 4 (8.33%) Perl
7 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) BeanShell
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) VBScript
8 2 (4.17%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.08%) COBOL
9 1 (2.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) Groovy
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) nmon
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (2.08%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) Sun
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) WorldPay
5 2 (4.17%) Talarian
5 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.17%) Sybase
5 2 (4.17%) webMethods
5 2 (4.17%) Software AG
5 2 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Retek
6 1 (2.08%) SunGard
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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