The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK / England
Rank 306 380 351
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -29
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 291 216 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 151 170
Median daily rate £411 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 £29.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +100.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +100.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34196 37462 36478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.46% 82.05% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 24555 24009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1090 988
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the England region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the England region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
London +2 96 £425 +1.19% 19
South East +37 51 £405 -0.55% 16
South West +45 35 £355 +10.93% 11
East Midlands +23 25 £425 +3.03% 3
West Midlands +4 25 £288 -19.01% 3
Yorkshire +14 20 £493 +41.72% 1
North West +5 16 £425 +21.42% 6
East of England +8 15 £313 -7.40% 6
North East -17 6 £313 - 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 317 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (37.82%) Selenium
3 219 (35.55%) Java
4 187 (30.36%) QA
5 144 (23.38%) Scrum
6 139 (22.56%) Test Automation
7 129 (20.94%) JMeter
8 119 (19.32%) Jenkins
9 113 (18.34%) Test Scripting
10 112 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 111 (18.02%) JIRA
12 106 (17.21%) Web Services
13 97 (15.75%) SQL
14 95 (15.42%) Cucumber
15 94 (15.26%) BDD
15 94 (15.26%) Automation Testing
16 91 (14.77%) Finance
17 90 (14.61%) JavaScript
18 84 (13.64%) Automated Testing
18 84 (13.64%) Git (software)
19 82 (13.31%) Regression Testing
20 81 (13.15%) HTML
21 80 (12.99%) User Stories
22 79 (12.82%) Oracle
23 78 (12.66%) Linux
24 74 (12.01%) Unit Testing
25 73 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
26 70 (11.36%) Security Testing
27 64 (10.39%) LoadRunner
27 64 (10.39%) SoapUI

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 54 (8.77%) Confluence
2 18 (2.92%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.76%) Apache
4 16 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.30%) IIS
8 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.97%) Drupal
9 6 (0.97%) JBoss
10 5 (0.81%) CMS
11 4 (0.65%) FileNet
11 4 (0.65%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.65%) nginx
11 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.32%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 29 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Mingle
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.32%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.73%) PaaS
4 13 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.11%) GitHub
5 12 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.62%) Office 365
8 7 (1.14%) IaaS
8 7 (1.14%) SaaS
9 3 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.32%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.25%) HTTP
2 11 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (1.14%) Firewall
3 7 (1.14%) LDAP
4 4 (0.65%) DMZ
5 3 (0.49%) DNS
5 3 (0.49%) SAN
5 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.32%) FTP
6 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.32%) SSL
6 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.16%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.16%) Multicast
7 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.16%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 17 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.95%) DB2
6 12 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (1.79%) MySQL
7 11 (1.79%) Redis
8 10 (1.62%) DB2 UDB
9 9 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.46%) Big Data
9 9 (1.46%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.30%) HBase
10 8 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.14%) OLTP
11 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 233 (37.82%) Selenium
2 129 (20.94%) JMeter
3 119 (19.32%) Jenkins
4 111 (18.02%) JIRA
5 95 (15.42%) Cucumber
6 84 (13.64%) Git (software)
7 64 (10.39%) LoadRunner
7 64 (10.39%) SoapUI
8 57 (9.25%) WebDriver
9 45 (7.31%) JUnit
10 37 (6.01%) Maven
11 32 (5.19%) Visual Studio
12 29 (4.71%) SpecFlow
13 24 (3.90%) NeoLoad
14 23 (3.73%) NUnit
15 22 (3.57%) Subversion
16 21 (3.41%) Gatling
17 19 (3.08%) Ant
17 19 (3.08%) Gradle
17 19 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (14.77%) Finance
2 45 (7.31%) Banking
3 21 (3.41%) Retail
4 14 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.79%) Publishing
6 7 (1.14%) Automotive
7 6 (0.97%) Advertising
7 6 (0.97%) Games
7 6 (0.97%) Marketing
7 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.81%) Front Office
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Billing
10 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 157 (25.49%) Tester
2 101 (16.40%) Analyst
3 93 (15.10%) Test Analyst
4 89 (14.45%) Developer
5 65 (10.55%) Test Engineer
6 61 (9.90%) Automation Tester
7 53 (8.60%) Performance Tester
8 45 (7.31%) Architect
9 36 (5.84%) Test Leader
10 32 (5.19%) QA Engineer
10 32 (5.19%) Test Manager
11 27 (4.38%) Performance Analyst
12 26 (4.22%) Java Developer
12 26 (4.22%) QA Tester
13 25 (4.06%) Test Automation Engineer
14 24 (3.90%) Performance Test Analyst
15 23 (3.73%) Selenium Tester
16 21 (3.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 18 (2.92%) Java Automation Tester
18 17 (2.76%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (17.21%) Web Services
2 81 (13.15%) HTML
3 62 (10.06%) RESTful
4 56 (9.09%) REST
5 51 (8.28%) CSS
5 51 (8.28%) Gherkin
6 50 (8.12%) XML
7 48 (7.79%) SOAP
8 47 (7.63%) HTML5
9 45 (7.31%) .NET
10 44 (7.14%) Node.js
11 42 (6.82%) AngularJS
12 35 (5.68%) Spring
13 29 (4.71%) CSS3
14 24 (3.90%) jQuery
15 23 (3.73%) JSON
16 21 (3.41%) J2EE
17 19 (3.08%) Middleware
18 16 (2.60%) Hibernate
18 16 (2.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 12 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.62%) NHS
6 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (0.97%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (0.97%) PKI
8 6 (0.97%) User Experience
9 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.81%) Statistics
10 4 (0.65%) iPad
10 4 (0.65%) PMI
11 3 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.49%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.49%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.66%) Linux
2 45 (7.31%) Windows
3 39 (6.33%) Unix
4 17 (2.76%) Solaris
5 10 (1.62%) Android
5 10 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (0.65%) AIX
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) SUSE
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (23.38%) Scrum
3 139 (22.56%) Test Automation
4 113 (18.34%) Test Scripting
5 112 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (15.26%) Automation Testing
6 94 (15.26%) BDD
7 84 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 82 (13.31%) Regression Testing
9 80 (12.99%) User Stories
10 74 (12.01%) Unit Testing
11 73 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 70 (11.36%) Security Testing
13 63 (10.23%) Integration Testing
13 63 (10.23%) Kanban
13 63 (10.23%) Software Engineering
14 61 (9.90%) Functional Testing
15 60 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
16 58 (9.42%) TDD
16 58 (9.42%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 219 (35.55%) Java
2 97 (15.75%) SQL
3 90 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 44 (7.14%) C#
5 40 (6.49%) Python
6 35 (5.68%) Groovy
7 31 (5.03%) Scala
8 23 (3.73%) Ruby
9 19 (3.08%) C
10 16 (2.60%) PHP
11 15 (2.44%) Perl
12 13 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.65%) ABAP
15 4 (0.65%) C++
16 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.32%) VB
17 2 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 53 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.14%) Degree
3 42 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 40 (6.49%) ISEB
5 31 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (1.95%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.81%) CCNA
11 5 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.81%) PMP
12 4 (0.65%) MCSD
12 4 (0.65%) MCSE
12 4 (0.65%) MCTS
13 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.16%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (30.36%) QA
2 15 (2.44%) SDET
3 12 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.30%) WCAG
5 7 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.14%) WAI
6 4 (0.65%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.32%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) GxP
System Software
1 34 (5.52%) Docker
2 19 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.49%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.16%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) iptables
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (3.73%) Ansible
1 23 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.76%) Tivoli
3 16 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.27%) Puppet
5 11 (1.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 10 (1.62%) Kibana
6 10 (1.62%) logstash
7 8 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (1.14%) Graphite
8 7 (1.14%) Nagios
9 6 (0.97%) Icinga
9 6 (0.97%) OpenView
10 5 (0.81%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.81%) Grafana
10 5 (0.81%) nmon
11 4 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.65%) Control-M
11 4 (0.65%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.65%) rkt
Vendors
1 79 (12.82%) Oracle
2 50 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.33%) HP
4 31 (5.03%) Atlassian
5 28 (4.55%) IBM
6 23 (3.73%) AppDynamics
7 20 (3.25%) SAP
8 16 (2.60%) VMware
9 14 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.11%) Perforce
11 11 (1.79%) Splunk
12 9 (1.46%) CA Agile Central
12 9 (1.46%) Citrix
13 8 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
13 8 (1.30%) Tableau
14 6 (0.97%) BMC
14 6 (0.97%) CA
14 6 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.97%) Sun
15 5 (0.81%) Sybase
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