The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 124 131 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 19 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.57% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.73% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 6
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£370 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £461 £438
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 £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2372 2458 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.81% 77.66% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1428 1472 877
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 153 123
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the East of England region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 8 £370 -3.26% 11
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £370 -15.04% 2
Essex -3 3 £450 +12.50%
Suffolk +5 2 £350 -25.33% 1
Bedfordshire +13 1 £395 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (29.73%) QA
2 10 (27.03%) Selenium
2 10 (27.03%) BDD
2 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
3 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (21.62%) JIRA
4 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.62%) JMeter
4 8 (21.62%) HTML
4 8 (21.62%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) .NET
4 8 (21.62%) CSS
4 8 (21.62%) Web Services
4 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
5 7 (18.92%) SOAP
5 7 (18.92%) C#
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Mercurial
6 6 (16.22%) JBehave
6 6 (16.22%) HTML5
6 6 (16.22%) CSS3
6 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Appium
7 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
2 8 (21.62%) JMeter
2 8 (21.62%) JIRA
3 6 (16.22%) Mercurial
3 6 (16.22%) JBehave
3 6 (16.22%) Appium
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (8.11%) Ant
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.41%) JUnit
6 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
1 16 (43.24%) Test Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Test Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) QA Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
4 3 (8.11%) Tester
4 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
1 8 (21.62%) CSS
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
3 6 (16.22%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) CSS3
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) Java SE
6 1 (2.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
1 4 (10.81%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Solaris
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
2 10 (27.03%) BDD
3 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Release Management
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
1 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Cerner
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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