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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 164 169 168
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.69% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 21
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£419 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £155.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +14.81%
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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
4029 4525 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.50% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 3216 3376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) Selenium
4 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
5 14 (19.72%) Perl
6 13 (18.31%) JMeter
7 12 (16.90%) UNIX
7 12 (16.90%) Windows
7 12 (16.90%) Apache
7 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
8 11 (15.49%) WebDriver
8 11 (15.49%) Linux
8 11 (15.49%) C#
8 11 (15.49%) .NET
8 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
9 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
9 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.68%) Banking
10 9 (12.68%) V-Model
10 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.27%) BDD
11 8 (11.27%) Finance
11 8 (11.27%) Java
11 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
12 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.86%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (16.90%) Apache
2 7 (9.86%) JBoss
3 6 (8.45%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) FileNet
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) BASE24
1 2 (2.82%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.63%) DNS
2 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) WAN
4 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) Broadband
5 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.41%) KDB
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Selenium
2 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
3 13 (18.31%) JMeter
4 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
5 11 (15.49%) WebDriver
6 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
7 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
7 7 (9.86%) JProfiler
7 7 (9.86%) Mercurial
7 7 (9.86%) SpecFlow
8 6 (8.45%) JIRA
8 6 (8.45%) Maven
8 6 (8.45%) Subversion
8 6 (8.45%) Ant
8 6 (8.45%) Gradle
8 6 (8.45%) VisualVM
9 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
10 4 (5.63%) Fiddler
10 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (12.68%) Banking
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.45%) Retail
5 4 (5.63%) Law
5 4 (5.63%) Front Office
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Test Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Test Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Tester
5 6 (8.45%) Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Quality Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Risk Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) XML
3 5 (7.04%) Web Services
4 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.63%) JSON
4 4 (5.63%) RESTful
4 4 (5.63%) LAMP
5 3 (4.23%) HTML
6 2 (2.82%) Spring
7 1 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) SOAP
7 1 (1.41%) Struts
7 1 (1.41%) Middleware
7 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.41%) HTML5
7 1 (1.41%) REST
7 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Open Source
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Credit Risk
2 4 (5.63%) Video on Demand
3 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.82%) Tandem
4 2 (2.82%) iPhone
4 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 2 (2.82%) APACS
4 2 (2.82%) EMV
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) UNIX
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) CentOS
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
3 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
3 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (12.68%) V-Model
4 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
5 8 (11.27%) BDD
6 7 (9.86%) Scrum
6 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Test Management
7 6 (8.45%) TDD
7 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.45%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.04%) Security Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.63%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 14 (19.72%) Perl
3 11 (15.49%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
4 8 (11.27%) Java
5 7 (9.86%) Groovy
6 6 (8.45%) Ruby
6 6 (8.45%) C
6 6 (8.45%) Python
7 5 (7.04%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.82%) Scala
9 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.82%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) VBScript
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) ISEB
2 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
2 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (5.63%) Cobbler
3 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.41%) nmon
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) EMC
4 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Intershop
5 2 (2.82%) Sun
5 2 (2.82%) SunGard
5 2 (2.82%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) NetApp
5 2 (2.82%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.82%) Demandware
6 1 (1.41%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk
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