The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 67 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.94% 1.39% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.60% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 11
Median daily rate £481 £338 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.59% -38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £498 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
962 1375 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.76% 87.14% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 916 652
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (67.65%) Selenium
4 21 (61.76%) JMeter
5 19 (55.88%) Scrum
6 17 (50.00%) Security Testing
6 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
7 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
8 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
9 10 (29.41%) QA
9 10 (29.41%) User Stories
10 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (23.53%) Gherkin
11 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
11 8 (23.53%) Usability Testing
11 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
11 8 (23.53%) Defect Management
12 7 (20.59%) API Testing
12 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (20.59%) Scala
12 7 (20.59%) BDD
12 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.59%) JUnit
12 7 (20.59%) Linux
13 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
13 6 (17.65%) Kanban
14 5 (14.71%) Groovy
14 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.94%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.94%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (14.71%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) DataStage
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Selenium
2 21 (61.76%) JMeter
3 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 7 (20.59%) JUnit
5 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.71%) JIRA
6 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
7 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 3 (8.82%) Gatling
8 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
9 2 (5.88%) Subversion
10 1 (2.94%) Calabash
10 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.94%) Hudson
10 1 (2.94%) JBehave
10 1 (2.94%) Maven
10 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Tester
2 16 (47.06%) Automation Tester
3 11 (32.35%) Java Automation Tester
3 11 (32.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 11 (32.35%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Developer in Test
5 7 (20.59%) Test Automation Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Architect
6 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Gherkin
2 5 (14.71%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (14.71%) RESTful
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Symfony
5 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 17 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (29.41%) User Stories
7 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
8 8 (23.53%) Defect Management
8 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Usability Testing
9 7 (20.59%) API Testing
9 7 (20.59%) BDD
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (17.65%) Kanban
11 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (14.71%) QA Automation
12 4 (11.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) Scala
3 5 (14.71%) Groovy
3 5 (14.71%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Splunk
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.94%) Calypso
3 1 (2.94%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Temenos
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