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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 106 141 125
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.23% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.29% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 14
Median daily rate £425 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £500 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.82% +3.42%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2034 2454 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.17% 78.98% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1507 1339
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 162 156
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hertfordshire - 10 £475 - 1
Essex +11 7 £255 -49.00%
Suffolk +1 3 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +17 2 £419 -16.25% 1
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 14 (45.16%) Non-Functional Testing
3 13 (41.94%) QA
4 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
6 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) JMeter
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
10 6 (19.35%) SAP
10 6 (19.35%) Solaris
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
10 6 (19.35%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (19.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Test Management
10 6 (19.35%) Selenium
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
11 5 (16.13%) Retail
12 4 (12.90%) Essbase
12 4 (12.90%) Citrix
12 4 (12.90%) Hyperion
12 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.90%) SLA

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.90%) Essbase
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (3.23%) MySQL
7 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JMeter
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
4 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 4 (12.90%) Zephyr
5 3 (9.68%) Appium
5 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.45%) JBehave
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Test Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Hyperion Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Test Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) HR Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Test Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Tuning Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) UAT Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) CSS3
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) HTML5
1 3 (9.68%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Solaris
2 2 (6.45%) AIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
5 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Test Management
7 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) V-Model
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) VBA
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) HP
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