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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 163 191 178
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 43 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £266 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
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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
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) SQL
2 20 (24.39%) Selenium
3 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
4 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.29%) Windows
6 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (15.85%) Linux
7 13 (15.85%) Perl
7 13 (15.85%) C#
7 13 (15.85%) UNIX
8 12 (14.63%) Apache
8 12 (14.63%) Java
8 12 (14.63%) .NET
8 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
8 12 (14.63%) JMeter
8 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
8 12 (14.63%) Banking
9 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
9 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
10 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.98%) WebDriver
10 9 (10.98%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.98%) Cucumber
11 8 (9.76%) Test Management
11 8 (9.76%) System Testing
11 8 (9.76%) Oracle
11 8 (9.76%) JBoss
11 8 (9.76%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (14.63%) Apache
2 8 (9.76%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) SAS
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) FileNet
5 1 (1.22%) Drupal
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) BASE24
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) HTTP
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
4 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.22%) Broadband
5 1 (1.22%) LAN
5 1 (1.22%) WAN
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) MySQL
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Base SAS
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) KDB
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Selenium
2 17 (20.73%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.63%) JMeter
3 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.98%) WebDriver
4 9 (10.98%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.76%) LoadRunner
6 7 (8.54%) Mercurial
7 6 (7.32%) VisualVM
7 6 (7.32%) Gradle
7 6 (7.32%) Maven
7 6 (7.32%) Subversion
7 6 (7.32%) JProfiler
7 6 (7.32%) Ant
8 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
8 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.10%) JIRA
9 4 (4.88%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.88%) NUnit
9 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.63%) Banking
2 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Finance
4 7 (8.54%) Front Office
5 5 (6.10%) Law
5 5 (6.10%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Test Analyst
3 16 (19.51%) Tester
4 8 (9.76%) Performance Tester
5 7 (8.54%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Credit Risk Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Credit Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Risk Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Head of Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Market Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Business Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) Web Services
3 5 (6.10%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) LAMP
4 3 (3.66%) HTML
5 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.44%) Java EE
5 2 (2.44%) JSON
5 2 (2.44%) Spring
5 2 (2.44%) RESTful
5 2 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) SOAP
6 1 (1.22%) Struts
6 1 (1.22%) XSD
6 1 (1.22%) XSLT
6 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.22%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.22%) Struts2
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Credit Risk
2 5 (6.10%) Open Source
3 4 (4.88%) Tandem
3 4 (4.88%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.66%) APACS
4 3 (3.66%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.66%) EMV
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.44%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) DTV
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) UNIX
3 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.10%) CentOS
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
3 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.98%) Waterfall
6 8 (9.76%) Test Management
6 8 (9.76%) System Testing
6 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.54%) V-Model
7 7 (8.54%) Test Strategy
7 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.32%) Kanban
9 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.10%) Migration
9 5 (6.10%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) Perl
2 13 (15.85%) C#
3 12 (14.63%) Java
3 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.54%) Python
4 7 (8.54%) Groovy
5 6 (7.32%) Ruby
6 5 (6.10%) C++
7 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.66%) C
9 2 (2.44%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) Scala
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) ISEB
2 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) CCA
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (6.10%) Cobbler
2 5 (6.10%) Ansible
3 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) VMware
3 5 (6.10%) EMC
4 3 (3.66%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) Demandware
5 2 (2.44%) Intershop
5 2 (2.44%) NetApp
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.44%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) JDA
6 1 (1.22%) Sun
6 1 (1.22%) SunGard
6 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.22%) RedPrairie
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago