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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 103 96 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.70% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.81% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Median daily rate £375 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £369 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £415 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
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
1329 1233 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.08% 86.10% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 888 726
Median daily rate £425 £361 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 18
Median hourly rate £12.10 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.28 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) Business Development
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle BPM

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 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Firebug
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Business Development
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SDET
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) HP