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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 110 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Median daily rate £300 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
1810 2001 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.23% 76.75% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1152 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 3 December 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 - 4 £356 -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £300 -28.14%
Essex -3 2 £255 -36.25% 4
Hertfordshire -6 2 £275 -45.00% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) Selenium
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Solaris
5 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
6 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 8 (24.24%) JMeter
6 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Release Management
7 7 (21.21%) Test Management
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) Validation
7 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
7 7 (21.21%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (18.18%) Control-M
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (18.18%) Dell
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (18.18%) AIX
8 6 (18.18%) SQL

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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.03%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) 802.11
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) OLTP
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) JMeter
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
5 3 (9.09%) Appium
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.06%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.03%) Capybara
7 1 (3.03%) JBehave
7 1 (3.03%) NeoLoad
7 1 (3.03%) NUnit
7 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Tester
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) HR Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Oracle Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) SAML
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
4 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Solaris
3 6 (18.18%) AIX
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Release Management
5 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.21%) Test Management
5 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
5 7 (21.21%) Validation
6 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.15%) V-Model
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Open Source
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Control-M
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) OpenView
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Dell
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) BMC
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) Sun
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.03%) SAP