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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 103 92 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.78% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.91% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 18
Median daily rate £280 £415 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £381 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £531 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
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
1299 1325 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 88.13% 86.04% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 984 715
Median daily rate £425 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.28 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 26 June 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) SDET
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (16.67%) Business Development
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) DataStage
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Firebug
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Business Development
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SDET
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) HP