The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tester
England / London
Rank 388 392 397
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 12 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.097% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.10% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 11
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £346 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £354 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Performance Tester Daily Rate Histogram in London

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
City of London -2 1 £525 +30.43%
Greenwich - 1 £418 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 25 (69.44%) JMeter
2 24 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) NeoLoad
5 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
6 12 (33.33%) Maven
6 12 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 10 (27.78%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) Degree
7 10 (27.78%) Open Source
7 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (25.00%) AppDynamics
8 9 (25.00%) ISEB
9 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 8 (22.22%) JIRA
9 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (19.44%) SoapUI
10 7 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (19.44%) WebLOAD
10 7 (19.44%) Banking
11 6 (16.67%) JUnit
11 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
12 5 (13.89%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (13.89%) LoadUI
12 5 (13.89%) Graphite

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (13.89%) Apache Solr
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) JMeter
2 14 (38.89%) NeoLoad
3 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
4 12 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 12 (33.33%) Maven
5 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 8 (22.22%) JIRA
6 7 (19.44%) SoapUI
6 7 (19.44%) WebLOAD
7 6 (16.67%) JUnit
8 5 (13.89%) LoadUI
9 1 (2.78%) Gatling
9 1 (2.78%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Selenium
9 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.78%) The Grinder
9 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Drools
1 5 (13.89%) RESTful
1 5 (13.89%) Spring
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Statistics
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Open Source
3 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) SOA
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) CRM
10 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) ISEB
3 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Graphite
1 5 (13.89%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.78%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.78%) nmon
2 1 (2.78%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (8.33%) hybris
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SOASTA, Inc