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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 104 110 133
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 25 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.11% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 16
Median daily rate £325 £395 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £490 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
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
1980 2171 2397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.74% 77.15% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1255 1468
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 161 145
Median hourly rate £36.14 £33.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% +30.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.45 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.64 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Suffolk +11 9 £375 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire +21 6 £406 +3.17% 6
Essex +4 5 £255 -36.25% 2
Hertfordshire -5 4 £450 +20.72% 4
East Anglia - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 18 (40.91%) QA
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle
3 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (29.55%) Finance
4 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) Java
4 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
5 12 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (25.00%) JMeter
7 10 (22.73%) Selenium
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
8 9 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (20.45%) Test Management
8 9 (20.45%) SQL
8 9 (20.45%) Windows
9 8 (18.18%) Solaris
10 7 (15.91%) Migration
10 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
10 7 (15.91%) Automation Testing
10 7 (15.91%) V-Model
10 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.64%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (13.64%) Validation
11 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (13.64%) Release Management

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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) 802.11
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
1 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) Essbase
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 3 (6.82%) OLTP
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) JMeter
2 10 (22.73%) Selenium
3 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
4 4 (9.09%) Appium
4 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) Zephyr
5 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.55%) JBehave
6 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.27%) Capybara
7 1 (2.27%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.27%) NUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Tester
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Test Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
3 6 (13.64%) HR Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Oracle Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Hyperion Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) CSS3
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) HTML5
2 3 (6.82%) SAML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) Kafka
4 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Spring
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.82%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (6.82%) PKI
2 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Solaris
3 5 (11.36%) AIX
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
3 12 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (20.45%) Test Management
5 7 (15.91%) Automation Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
5 7 (15.91%) V-Model
6 6 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Release Management
6 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Validation
7 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) SDLC
7 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) ECMAScript
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Control-M
2 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.82%) OpenView
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) SAP
3 5 (11.36%) Dell
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) BMC
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Sun
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Rate: £40,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Rate: £28,000 to £30,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago