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 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
UK / England
Rank 300 375 378
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 289 250 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 155 127
Median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
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 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
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 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 23 February 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 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
London -15 84 £425 -2.85% 41
South East +36 56 £408 +2.00% 14
South West +34 37 £355 +12.69% 6
East Midlands +23 28 £425 +70.00% 4
Yorkshire +24 25 £390 +4.00% 5
West Midlands +6 19 £300 -6.25% 1
East of England +11 18 £325 -23.52% 4
North West +13 12 £288 -26.28% 6
North East -9 9 £313 +17.92% 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 297 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (38.78%) Selenium
3 213 (36.22%) Java
4 173 (29.42%) QA
5 134 (22.79%) Scrum
6 118 (20.07%) Test Scripting
7 116 (19.73%) JMeter
7 116 (19.73%) Test Automation
8 108 (18.37%) JIRA
9 95 (16.16%) SQL
10 93 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (15.65%) BDD
12 89 (15.14%) Web Services
13 85 (14.46%) Automated Testing
13 85 (14.46%) Cucumber
14 84 (14.29%) Jenkins
14 84 (14.29%) Automation Testing
15 82 (13.95%) Finance
16 80 (13.61%) JavaScript
17 74 (12.59%) Regression Testing
18 73 (12.41%) Oracle
18 73 (12.41%) Linux
18 73 (12.41%) Unit Testing
18 73 (12.41%) User Stories
19 71 (12.07%) Security Testing
20 70 (11.90%) LoadRunner
21 67 (11.39%) Software Engineering
21 67 (11.39%) Test Strategy
21 67 (11.39%) SoapUI
21 67 (11.39%) Defect Management

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 41 (6.97%) Confluence
2 17 (2.89%) Apache
2 17 (2.89%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.02%) CMS
5 6 (1.02%) Drupal
6 4 (0.68%) IIS
6 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.51%) JBoss
7 3 (0.51%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.51%) nginx
7 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) CICS
9 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.21%) PaaS
4 8 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.36%) GitHub
5 7 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (1.19%) Office 365
6 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.85%) IaaS
7 4 (0.68%) SaaS
8 3 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.72%) HTTP
2 11 (1.87%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (1.19%) LDAP
4 4 (0.68%) DMZ
5 3 (0.51%) Internet
6 2 (0.34%) Firewall
6 2 (0.34%) FTP
6 2 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.34%) SAN
6 2 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) IPv4
7 1 (0.17%) IPv6
7 1 (0.17%) Multicast
7 1 (0.17%) SDH
7 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.40%) Oracle Database
3 19 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.87%) DB2
6 11 (1.87%) Redis
7 10 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.70%) DB2 UDB
7 10 (1.70%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.53%) HBase
8 9 (1.53%) MySQL
9 8 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.02%) Big Data
11 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 228 (38.78%) Selenium
2 116 (19.73%) JMeter
3 108 (18.37%) JIRA
4 85 (14.46%) Cucumber
5 84 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 70 (11.90%) LoadRunner
7 67 (11.39%) SoapUI
8 62 (10.54%) Git (software)
9 59 (10.03%) WebDriver
10 35 (5.95%) Visual Studio
11 33 (5.61%) JUnit
12 29 (4.93%) Maven
13 22 (3.74%) NeoLoad
14 21 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (3.06%) Ant
15 18 (3.06%) Gatling
15 18 (3.06%) HP UFT
15 18 (3.06%) Subversion
16 16 (2.72%) SpecFlow
17 11 (1.87%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (13.95%) Finance
2 42 (7.14%) Banking
3 22 (3.74%) Retail
4 11 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.36%) Publishing
6 7 (1.19%) Marketing
7 6 (1.02%) Games
8 5 (0.85%) Billing
8 5 (0.85%) Front Office
8 5 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.68%) Advertising
9 4 (0.68%) Automotive
9 4 (0.68%) Law
9 4 (0.68%) Legal
9 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (25.68%) Tester
2 103 (17.52%) Analyst
3 92 (15.65%) Test Analyst
4 76 (12.93%) Developer
5 55 (9.35%) Automation Tester
6 52 (8.84%) Performance Tester
7 48 (8.16%) Test Engineer
8 47 (7.99%) Test Manager
9 35 (5.95%) Test Leader
10 32 (5.44%) QA Engineer
11 31 (5.27%) Performance Analyst
12 30 (5.10%) Architect
13 28 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
14 26 (4.42%) QA Tester
15 23 (3.91%) Consultant
16 22 (3.74%) Selenium Tester
17 20 (3.40%) Java Developer
18 19 (3.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
19 18 (3.06%) Java Automation Tester
20 17 (2.89%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.14%) Web Services
2 63 (10.71%) HTML
3 60 (10.20%) RESTful
4 52 (8.84%) Gherkin
5 51 (8.67%) REST
6 44 (7.48%) SOAP
7 41 (6.97%) CSS
8 39 (6.63%) .NET
9 38 (6.46%) XML
10 34 (5.78%) HTML5
11 31 (5.27%) AngularJS
12 28 (4.76%) Spring
13 27 (4.59%) Node.js
14 22 (3.74%) jQuery
15 19 (3.23%) CSS3
16 17 (2.89%) Elastic Stack
17 16 (2.72%) J2EE
18 14 (2.38%) JSP
19 13 (2.21%) JSON
19 13 (2.21%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 10 (1.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.70%) NHS
4 8 (1.36%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.02%) User Experience
7 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.68%) iPad
8 4 (0.68%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.51%) PMI
9 3 (0.51%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.51%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.34%) Equities
10 2 (0.34%) PKI
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.41%) Linux
2 45 (7.65%) Unix
3 41 (6.97%) Windows
4 11 (1.87%) Solaris
5 9 (1.53%) Amazon Linux
5 9 (1.53%) Android
5 9 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.51%) AIX
8 3 (0.51%) CentOS
8 3 (0.51%) SUSE
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (50.51%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (22.79%) Scrum
3 118 (20.07%) Test Scripting
4 116 (19.73%) Test Automation
5 93 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (15.65%) BDD
7 85 (14.46%) Automated Testing
8 84 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 74 (12.59%) Regression Testing
10 73 (12.41%) Unit Testing
10 73 (12.41%) User Stories
11 71 (12.07%) Security Testing
12 67 (11.39%) Defect Management
12 67 (11.39%) Software Engineering
12 67 (11.39%) Test Strategy
13 66 (11.22%) Kanban
14 64 (10.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 62 (10.54%) Integration Testing
15 62 (10.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 59 (10.03%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (36.22%) Java
2 95 (16.16%) SQL
3 80 (13.61%) JavaScript
4 44 (7.48%) C#
5 37 (6.29%) Python
5 37 (6.29%) Scala
6 35 (5.95%) Groovy
7 23 (3.91%) C
8 18 (3.06%) PHP
9 16 (2.72%) Perl
9 16 (2.72%) Ruby
9 16 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.68%) VB
14 3 (0.51%) ABAP
14 3 (0.51%) C++
14 3 (0.51%) ES6
15 2 (0.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 48 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.97%) ISTQB
3 32 (5.44%) ISEB
4 27 (4.59%) Degree
5 26 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.19%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.85%) CCNA
10 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.68%) MCSD
11 4 (0.68%) MCSE
11 4 (0.68%) MCTS
11 4 (0.68%) PMP
12 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (29.42%) QA
2 11 (1.87%) SDET
3 9 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.36%) WCAG
5 7 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.19%) WAI
6 4 (0.68%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.34%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) GxP
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (5.78%) Docker
2 17 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) iptables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
1 20 (3.40%) Tivoli
2 18 (3.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 16 (2.72%) Ansible
4 13 (2.21%) Kibana
4 13 (2.21%) logstash
5 10 (1.70%) Ganglia
5 10 (1.70%) nmon
5 10 (1.70%) Puppet
6 8 (1.36%) Grafana
6 8 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.19%) Icinga
7 7 (1.19%) Nagios
8 6 (1.02%) rkt
9 5 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
10 4 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.68%) Graphite
10 4 (0.68%) OpenView
10 4 (0.68%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 73 (12.41%) Oracle
2 44 (7.48%) HP
2 44 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.93%) Atlassian
4 25 (4.25%) IBM
5 24 (4.08%) AppDynamics
6 18 (3.06%) SAP
7 16 (2.72%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.38%) Splunk
9 11 (1.87%) Citrix
9 11 (1.87%) VMware
10 9 (1.53%) Informatica
10 9 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.36%) Tableau
12 6 (1.02%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (1.02%) SOASTA, Inc
13 5 (0.85%) CA
13 5 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.85%) Google
13 5 (0.85%) Guidewire
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