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 23 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / East of England
Rank 105 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 18 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.58% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £325 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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
1719 1897 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.90% 80.28% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1153 1203
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 158 148
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Essex +2 9 £325 +18.18%
Suffolk - 5 £200 -
Cambridgeshire +8 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (52.94%) QA
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) JMeter
4 12 (35.29%) Selenium
5 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 9 (26.47%) JIRA
6 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
6 9 (26.47%) ISEB
6 9 (26.47%) LoadRunner
6 9 (26.47%) SDLC
7 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Migration
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Test Management
9 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
10 5 (14.71%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) Validation
10 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
11 4 (11.76%) Solaris
11 4 (11.76%) Java
11 4 (11.76%) Oracle

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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) 802.11
1 1 (2.94%) BGP
1 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.94%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (2.94%) IPv4
1 1 (2.94%) IPv6
1 1 (2.94%) Multicast
1 1 (2.94%) OSPF
1 1 (2.94%) SDH
1 1 (2.94%) SONET
1 1 (2.94%) VPLS
1 1 (2.94%) VRRP
1 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) OLTP
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) JMeter
2 12 (35.29%) Selenium
3 9 (26.47%) JIRA
3 9 (26.47%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) Appium
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
5 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.94%) JBehave
6 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Tester
2 12 (35.29%) Performance Tester
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) HR Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Test Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) CSS3
3 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) SAML
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
3 9 (26.47%) SDLC
4 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Test Management
6 6 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
8 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) Agile Testing
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) ECMAScript
3 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
1 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
2 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Control-M
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) OpenView
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) HP
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Dell
3 2 (5.88%) Informatica
3 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Huawei
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.94%) Sophos
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Tellabs
4 1 (2.94%) VMware