The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 123 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
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£375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £331 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Testing
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire 0 12 £375 -11.76%
Hertfordshire -3 6 £333 -16.87% 3
Suffolk - 2 £469 - 1
Essex 0 1 £400 +52.38% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 19 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Finance
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) UNIX
5 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Oracle
6 10 (26.32%) TDD
7 9 (23.68%) Scrum
7 9 (23.68%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) OO
8 8 (21.05%) Apache
8 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
8 8 (21.05%) Ajax
8 8 (21.05%) Degree
9 7 (18.42%) QA
9 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
9 7 (18.42%) REST
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
9 7 (18.42%) SOAP
9 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 7 (18.42%) HTML
10 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.79%) J2EE
10 6 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (15.79%) Internet
10 6 (15.79%) Electronics
10 6 (15.79%) Spring
10 6 (15.79%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.16%) CMS
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) NAS
2 2 (5.26%) IPv4
2 2 (5.26%) IPv6
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) CTI
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.26%) QlikView
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) TKPROF
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Ant
2 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
3 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 4 (10.53%) JUnit
3 4 (10.53%) Mockito
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Electronics
3 5 (13.16%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Design Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Portal Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) XML
1 8 (21.05%) Ajax
2 7 (18.42%) SOAP
2 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) REST
3 6 (15.79%) Spring
3 6 (15.79%) J2EE
4 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 5 (13.16%) JSP
5 4 (10.53%) J2SE
5 4 (10.53%) JDBC
5 4 (10.53%) JSON
6 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.63%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.89%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) Validation
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.89%) System Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) AWK
7 1 (2.63%) PHP5
7 1 (2.63%) FQL
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Sun
3 4 (10.53%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) SolidWorks
4 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.26%) hybris
5 2 (5.26%) Sybase
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Endeca
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Vignette
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) JBoss
6 1 (2.63%) Compuware
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) Facebook
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter
6 1 (2.63%) FatWire
6 1 (2.63%) Perforce
Suffolk
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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