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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Rank 65 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 21 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.89% 0.65% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 0.76% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
Median daily rate £470 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% -2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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
941 1181 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.77% 84.84% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 820 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) Java
3 25 (62.50%) Selenium
4 21 (52.50%) JMeter
5 19 (47.50%) Scrum
6 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 15 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 14 (35.00%) QA
8 13 (32.50%) Security Testing
8 13 (32.50%) Linux
9 12 (30.00%) User Stories
10 11 (27.50%) Redis
10 11 (27.50%) Defect Management
10 11 (27.50%) LAPP Stack
10 11 (27.50%) Apache
10 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
10 11 (27.50%) PHP
10 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (27.50%) OpenLDAP
11 10 (25.00%) Scala
11 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 10 (25.00%) Kanban
11 10 (25.00%) API Testing
11 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (22.50%) Gherkin
12 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
12 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
12 9 (22.50%) Usability Testing

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 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 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 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Selenium
2 21 (52.50%) JMeter
3 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (22.50%) JIRA
4 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
5 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (17.50%) Gatling
6 7 (17.50%) LoadRunner
7 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (10.00%) JUnit
8 4 (10.00%) Subversion
8 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
10 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (5.00%) Hudson
10 2 (5.00%) Mockito
10 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Tester
2 15 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 9 (22.50%) Architect
4 8 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (17.50%) Performance Tester
5 7 (17.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 7 (17.50%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Developer in Test
7 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (22.50%) Gherkin
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) Web Services
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) RESTful
5 5 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) XML
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%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) NHS
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
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 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 13 (32.50%) Security Testing
5 12 (30.00%) User Stories
6 11 (27.50%) Defect Management
7 10 (25.00%) API Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (25.00%) Kanban
8 9 (22.50%) BDD
8 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
8 9 (22.50%) Open Source
8 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
8 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Usability Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) PHP
4 10 (25.00%) Scala
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) Groovy
7 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.00%) Python
8 3 (7.50%) C#
9 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) 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 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.50%) Calypso
4 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Temenos
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