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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 180 169 180
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 15 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.70% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.91% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 22
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £155.00 £40.09
% change year-on-year
-78.38% +286.63%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) JMeter
3 13 (27.08%) Selenium
4 11 (22.92%) Perl
5 10 (20.83%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) UNIX
6 9 (18.75%) Linux
6 9 (18.75%) Apache
6 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 8 (16.67%) BDD
7 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.67%) Web Services
7 8 (16.67%) C#
7 8 (16.67%) Finance
7 8 (16.67%) Banking
8 7 (14.58%) C++
8 7 (14.58%) .NET
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
8 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.58%) Groovy
9 6 (12.50%) V-Model
9 6 (12.50%) JProfiler
9 6 (12.50%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 6 (12.50%) JBoss
2 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) FileNet
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BASE24
2 1 (2.08%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) Broadband
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
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%) Voldemort
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) KDB
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JMeter
1 13 (27.08%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.50%) JProfiler
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.50%) Maven
4 6 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 6 (12.50%) Ant
5 5 (10.42%) Subversion
5 5 (10.42%) VisualVM
5 5 (10.42%) Gradle
6 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.33%) Fiddler
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
7 3 (6.25%) NeoLoad
7 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
1 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Front Office
5 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Report Writer
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Writer
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Credit Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) XML
4 5 (10.42%) RESTful
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.33%) JSON
5 4 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (4.17%) Swing
7 2 (4.17%) LAMP
8 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.08%) Spring
8 1 (2.08%) Lucene
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) REST
8 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Video on Demand
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) EMV
4 2 (4.17%) APACS
4 2 (4.17%) Tandem
5 1 (2.08%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) UNIX
3 9 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) CentOS
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) BDD
2 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
3 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.50%) V-Model
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.50%) Scrum
4 6 (12.50%) TDD
5 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) DRM
6 4 (8.33%) DSDM
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Workflow
7 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Perl
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 7 (14.58%) C++
5 7 (14.58%) Groovy
6 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.50%) C
7 4 (8.33%) Python
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.17%) Scala
9 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.08%) VBScript
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CCA
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (4.17%) Cobbler
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) nmon
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) WorldPay
4 2 (4.17%) Talarian
4 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) SunGard
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago