The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 69 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 24 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.64% 0.73% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.94% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1162 1172 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.43% 77.67% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 717 616
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 44
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £43.75 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the East Midlands region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 16 £425 +36.00%
Nottinghamshire +8 7 £500 +17.64% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) Unix
2 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 14 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (37.14%) Subversion
5 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
6 11 (31.43%) J2EE
6 11 (31.43%) Oracle
6 11 (31.43%) SOAP
6 11 (31.43%) XML
6 11 (31.43%) IBM
6 11 (31.43%) Tivoli
6 11 (31.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 10 (28.57%) HTML
7 10 (28.57%) UDDI
7 10 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 10 (28.57%) WSDL
7 10 (28.57%) XML Schema
7 10 (28.57%) XSLT
7 10 (28.57%) Struts
7 10 (28.57%) Web Services
7 10 (28.57%) XHTML
7 10 (28.57%) DB2
7 10 (28.57%) Ant
7 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (28.57%) CSS
7 10 (28.57%) JSP
7 10 (28.57%) Spring
7 10 (28.57%) Maven

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) DB2
1 10 (28.57%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Subversion
2 10 (28.57%) Ant
2 10 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 10 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
4 3 (8.57%) Appium
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) JMeter
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Test Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior UAT Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) UAT Lead
7 2 (5.71%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) J2EE
1 11 (31.43%) SOAP
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) Apache Flex
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
2 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) jQuery
2 10 (28.57%) JSP
2 10 (28.57%) Spring
2 10 (28.57%) Struts
2 10 (28.57%) Struts2
2 10 (28.57%) UDDI
2 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) WSDL
2 10 (28.57%) XHTML
2 10 (28.57%) XML Schema
2 10 (28.57%) XSLT
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
4 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 14 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
4 10 (28.57%) Open Source
5 6 (17.14%) Test Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Volume Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) OWASP
9 1 (2.86%) Release Management
9 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Threat Modelling
9 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Tivoli
1 11 (31.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (11.43%) Ganglia
2 4 (11.43%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) IBM
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) AppDynamics
3 3 (8.57%) Informatica
3 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Apigee