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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
London / City of London
Rank 142 137 153
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 21
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £470 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%

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
2534 2571 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.93% 84.88% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 2018 3258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 11 (39.29%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Selenium
3 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 9 (32.14%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) ISEB
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (28.57%) HTML5
4 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) REST
6 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 6 (21.43%) HBase
6 6 (21.43%) CQRS
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (21.43%) WPF
6 6 (21.43%) QA
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) WinForms
6 6 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Microservices
7 5 (17.86%) AppDynamics
7 5 (17.86%) API Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Drupal
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (21.43%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.86%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) NeoLoad
5 4 (14.29%) JMeter
5 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.57%) Appium
7 1 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (3.57%) PhantomJS
7 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 11 (39.29%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
1 9 (32.14%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Digital Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) REST
4 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (21.43%) WinForms
4 6 (21.43%) WPF
5 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) Node.js
6 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.57%) Express
8 1 (3.57%) Murex MxML
8 1 (3.57%) React
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) IVR
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) CQRS
3 6 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (17.86%) API Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Microservices
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
7 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Go
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Graphite
1 2 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) AppDynamics
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Brocade
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Murex
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase