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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 113 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.26% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £475 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
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
1876 1942 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.72% 76.01% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1182 963
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 139 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +2 5 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £475 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 - 4
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) QA
3 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
4 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
4 8 (25.81%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
4 8 (25.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
5 7 (22.58%) Selenium
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) JMeter
6 6 (19.35%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) CSS3
6 6 (19.35%) HTML5
6 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
6 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
6 6 (19.35%) JBehave
6 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Appium
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
7 5 (16.13%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
4 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
2 7 (22.58%) JMeter
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
3 6 (19.35%) Appium
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) JBehave
3 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Leader
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) CSS
1 6 (19.35%) CSS3
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) HTML5
1 6 (19.35%) jQuery
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) V-Model
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) VBA
4 2 (6.45%) ABAP
5 1 (3.23%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
1 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) IBM