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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Rank 63 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 19 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.73% 1.05% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 2
Median daily rate £495 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%

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
926 1216 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 85.27% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 831 672
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.01 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.45 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 33 (82.50%) Java
2 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (65.00%) Selenium
4 25 (62.50%) JMeter
5 20 (50.00%) Scrum
6 18 (45.00%) Automation Testing
7 17 (42.50%) Security Testing
7 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
8 13 (32.50%) Linux
9 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 12 (30.00%) QA
9 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (27.50%) Redis
10 11 (27.50%) OpenLDAP
10 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (27.50%) PHP
10 11 (27.50%) Apache
10 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
10 11 (27.50%) User Stories
10 11 (27.50%) LAPP Stack
11 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
11 9 (22.50%) BDD
11 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
12 8 (20.00%) Defect Management
12 8 (20.00%) Usability Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
12 8 (20.00%) Cucumber

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 11 (27.50%) Apache
1 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.50%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (27.50%) Redis
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (65.00%) Selenium
2 25 (62.50%) JMeter
3 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (20.00%) JUnit
4 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (17.50%) LoadRunner
6 5 (12.50%) JIRA
7 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.50%) Gatling
8 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (5.00%) Hudson
9 2 (5.00%) Mockito
9 2 (5.00%) Subversion
9 2 (5.00%) TestNG
10 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.50%) Maven
10 1 (2.50%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (2.50%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
1 1 (2.50%) Games
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Tester
2 17 (42.50%) Automation Tester
3 11 (27.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 11 (27.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 11 (27.50%) Selenium Tester
4 10 (25.00%) Architect
5 8 (20.00%) Technical Architect
6 7 (17.50%) Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Developer in Test
6 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Tester
7 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Tester
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) RESTful
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (7.50%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) CSS
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) Symfony
8 1 (2.50%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.50%) JSON
8 1 (2.50%) SOAP
8 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) NHS
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 18 (45.00%) Automation Testing
4 17 (42.50%) Security Testing
4 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
5 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (27.50%) User Stories
7 9 (22.50%) BDD
7 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
8 8 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Usability Testing
9 7 (17.50%) API Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (17.50%) Kanban
9 7 (17.50%) Open Source
10 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) PHP
4 7 (17.50%) Scala
5 5 (12.50%) Groovy
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
8 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Splunk
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.50%) Calypso
3 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Temenos