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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 320 343 330
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 312 291 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.58% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.71% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 193 226
Median daily rate £415 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +104.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
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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
39017 40753 39816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26180 26815 26337
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
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 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 6 December 2016.

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 6 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
London -24 111 £425 +6.25% 22
South East +59 66 £450 +20.00% 10
Yorkshire -2 26 £491 +35.05% 4
South West +15 25 £355 -4.05% 5
East Midlands +9 23 £425 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -24 19 £289 -29.57% 6
North West -19 15 £425 +21.42% 5
East of England +9 12 £300 -25.00% 7
North East -34 12 £344 +10.88% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 309 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (35.25%) Java
3 210 (34.43%) Selenium
4 190 (31.15%) QA
5 147 (24.10%) Scrum
6 141 (23.11%) Jenkins
7 138 (22.62%) Test Automation
8 135 (22.13%) JMeter
9 118 (19.34%) JIRA
10 112 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (18.03%) Web Services
12 107 (17.54%) SQL
13 106 (17.38%) Test Scripting
14 98 (16.07%) Cucumber
15 96 (15.74%) Finance
16 95 (15.57%) Regression Testing
16 95 (15.57%) JavaScript
17 89 (14.59%) HTML
17 89 (14.59%) Git (software)
18 87 (14.26%) BDD
19 86 (14.10%) Automation Testing
20 85 (13.93%) Continuous Improvement
21 83 (13.61%) Automated Testing
22 77 (12.62%) SoapUI
23 74 (12.13%) Functional Testing
24 73 (11.97%) Linux
25 71 (11.64%) Kanban
25 71 (11.64%) User Stories
26 70 (11.48%) Test Strategy
27 67 (10.98%) Oracle

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 66 (10.82%) Confluence
2 21 (3.44%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.28%) Apache
4 15 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.80%) IIS
7 10 (1.64%) JBoss
7 10 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.98%) Drupal
9 5 (0.82%) CMS
10 4 (0.66%) FileNet
10 4 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.66%) nginx
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) MS Office
3 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.43%) PaaS
4 18 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (1.97%) GitHub
6 11 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.64%) Office 365
8 7 (1.15%) IaaS
9 6 (0.98%) SaaS
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.33%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.33%) Force.com
10 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.10%) HTTP
2 8 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (1.15%) Firewall
4 6 (0.98%) LDAP
5 4 (0.66%) DMZ
6 3 (0.49%) DNS
6 3 (0.49%) SAN
6 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.33%) FTP
7 2 (0.33%) Internet
7 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.33%) LAN
7 2 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.33%) SSL
7 2 (0.33%) WAN
7 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.16%) Network Security
8 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.11%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.46%) MySQL
5 13 (2.13%) DB2
6 12 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.31%) Redis
10 8 (1.31%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.98%) OLTP
12 6 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 210 (34.43%) Selenium
2 141 (23.11%) Jenkins
3 135 (22.13%) JMeter
4 118 (19.34%) JIRA
5 98 (16.07%) Cucumber
6 89 (14.59%) Git (software)
7 77 (12.62%) SoapUI
8 63 (10.33%) LoadRunner
9 60 (9.84%) JUnit
10 50 (8.20%) Maven
11 43 (7.05%) WebDriver
12 32 (5.25%) SpecFlow
13 26 (4.26%) Gradle
14 25 (4.10%) Appium
14 25 (4.10%) NUnit
15 23 (3.77%) Subversion
15 23 (3.77%) TeamCity
15 23 (3.77%) Visual Studio
16 21 (3.44%) Gatling
17 19 (3.11%) NeoLoad
General
1 96 (15.74%) Finance
2 43 (7.05%) Banking
3 23 (3.77%) Retail
4 19 (3.11%) Publishing
5 14 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.15%) Automotive
8 6 (0.98%) Marketing
8 6 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.82%) Advertising
9 5 (0.82%) Billing
9 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.66%) Front Office
10 4 (0.66%) Games
10 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Legal
11 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 156 (25.57%) Tester
2 125 (20.49%) Analyst
3 116 (19.02%) Test Analyst
4 78 (12.79%) Developer
5 65 (10.66%) Test Engineer
6 59 (9.67%) Automation Tester
7 55 (9.02%) Performance Tester
8 41 (6.72%) Architect
9 39 (6.39%) Test Leader
10 37 (6.07%) Test Manager
11 31 (5.08%) Performance Analyst
12 28 (4.59%) Performance Test Analyst
13 26 (4.26%) QA Tester
14 24 (3.93%) Java Developer
14 24 (3.93%) Test Automation Engineer
15 23 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
16 21 (3.44%) Selenium Tester
17 20 (3.28%) QA Engineer
17 20 (3.28%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 18 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (18.03%) Web Services
2 89 (14.59%) HTML
3 59 (9.67%) RESTful
4 53 (8.69%) CSS
4 53 (8.69%) HTML5
5 51 (8.36%) Node.js
6 50 (8.20%) Gherkin
7 49 (8.03%) SOAP
8 47 (7.70%) REST
9 42 (6.89%) XML
10 39 (6.39%) AngularJS
11 37 (6.07%) .NET
12 30 (4.92%) CSS3
12 30 (4.92%) Spring
13 23 (3.77%) JSON
14 21 (3.44%) Middleware
15 18 (2.95%) J2EE
15 18 (2.95%) jQuery
16 16 (2.62%) LESS
16 16 (2.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.23%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.62%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.31%) NHS
6 7 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 6 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (0.98%) PKI
7 6 (0.98%) Statistics
8 5 (0.82%) iPad
8 5 (0.82%) User Experience
9 4 (0.66%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.49%) PMI
10 3 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.97%) Linux
2 45 (7.38%) Windows
3 40 (6.56%) Unix
4 23 (3.77%) Solaris
5 13 (2.13%) Android
6 12 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.98%) AIX
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.49%) CentOS
10 3 (0.49%) SUSE
11 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (24.10%) Scrum
3 138 (22.62%) Test Automation
4 112 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (17.38%) Test Scripting
6 95 (15.57%) Regression Testing
7 87 (14.26%) BDD
8 86 (14.10%) Automation Testing
9 85 (13.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 83 (13.61%) Automated Testing
11 74 (12.13%) Functional Testing
12 71 (11.64%) Kanban
12 71 (11.64%) User Stories
13 70 (11.48%) Test Strategy
14 64 (10.49%) Non-Functional Testing
14 64 (10.49%) Security Testing
15 63 (10.33%) Integration Testing
15 63 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 62 (10.16%) Unit Testing
17 61 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 215 (35.25%) Java
2 107 (17.54%) SQL
3 95 (15.57%) JavaScript
4 48 (7.87%) Python
5 42 (6.89%) C#
6 33 (5.41%) Groovy
7 28 (4.59%) Ruby
8 27 (4.43%) Scala
9 16 (2.62%) C
10 15 (2.46%) Perl
11 14 (2.30%) PHP
12 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.15%) C++
14 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.49%) ABAP
17 2 (0.33%) COBOL
17 2 (0.33%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 55 (9.02%) Degree
2 50 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 43 (7.05%) ISEB
4 41 (6.72%) ISTQB
5 33 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.64%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.82%) MCSD
11 5 (0.82%) MCTS
11 5 (0.82%) PMP
12 4 (0.66%) CCNA
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.66%) MCSE
13 1 (0.16%) CISSP
13 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.16%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (31.15%) QA
2 17 (2.79%) SDET
3 11 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (1.31%) WCAG
6 7 (1.15%) WAI
7 4 (0.66%) SLA
8 2 (0.33%) GxP
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.16%) COBIT
9 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (4.92%) Docker
2 15 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.49%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.33%) 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 26 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (3.61%) Ansible
2 22 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.28%) Puppet
4 15 (2.46%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.80%) HP SiteScope
6 9 (1.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 7 (1.15%) Control-M
7 7 (1.15%) Graphite
8 6 (0.98%) Nagios
8 6 (0.98%) OpenView
8 6 (0.98%) Perfmon
9 5 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.66%) Ganglia
10 4 (0.66%) nmon
10 4 (0.66%) SCCM
11 3 (0.49%) Grafana
12 2 (0.33%) rkt
12 2 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 67 (10.98%) Oracle
2 44 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.07%) HP
4 31 (5.08%) IBM
5 29 (4.75%) Atlassian
6 22 (3.61%) SAP
7 20 (3.28%) AppDynamics
8 18 (2.95%) Perforce
9 15 (2.46%) VMware
10 13 (2.13%) Talend
11 10 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
12 9 (1.48%) Citrix
13 8 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.31%) Splunk
14 7 (1.15%) CA
15 6 (0.98%) BMC
15 6 (0.98%) Dell
15 6 (0.98%) Guidewire
15 6 (0.98%) Sun
16 5 (0.82%) ForgeRock
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