The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 308 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.25% 81.05% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 222 251
Median daily rate £375 £451 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 21
Median hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £35.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £65.52 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Curam
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) TestNG
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Curam
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow