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 23 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 92 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.44% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.58% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £473 £362 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.52% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £356 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £408 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.51% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
Performance Testing
England

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
1287 1206 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 739 549
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 60
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £500 +19.04% 2
Northamptonshire -5 1 £473 +30.52% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Apigee
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) OAuth
2 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) JNDI
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apigee
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP