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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
London / City of London
Rank 143 137 171
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 10 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Median daily rate £473 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £373 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £470 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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
2494 2719 4248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.57% 86.62% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1981 2157 3315
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 £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (32.00%) REST
4 8 (32.00%) QA
4 8 (32.00%) HTML5
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (28.00%) BDD
5 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (24.00%) CQRS
6 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (24.00%) HBase
6 6 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) WPF
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) WinForms
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (24.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.00%) Appium
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
5 3 (12.00%) JMeter
5 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Calabash
6 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (8.00%) NeoLoad
6 2 (8.00%) Xcode
7 1 (4.00%) Hudson
7 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
7 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) TestNG
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
1 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) HTML5
2 8 (32.00%) REST
3 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (24.00%) WinForms
3 6 (24.00%) WPF
4 5 (20.00%) CSS3
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
6 3 (12.00%) Node.js
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (8.00%) XML
8 1 (4.00%) .NET
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Express
8 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) IVR
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) PDA
2 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) BDD
3 6 (24.00%) CQRS
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.00%) API Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Microservices
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Go
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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