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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 412 409 402
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 16 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.14% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 13
Median daily rate £453 £423 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £514 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
England

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
20323 21334 22277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.65% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14518 15094 16060
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 337 436
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London -3 3 £500 +53.84%
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 28 (63.64%) JMeter
1 28 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) LoadRunner
3 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 14 (31.82%) NeoLoad
4 13 (29.55%) Java
5 12 (27.27%) Maven
5 12 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (22.73%) Open Source
6 10 (22.73%) Degree
6 10 (22.73%) JIRA
6 10 (22.73%) ISEB
7 9 (20.45%) Finance
7 9 (20.45%) Banking
7 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.45%) AppDynamics
8 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 7 (15.91%) WebLOAD
9 7 (15.91%) QA
10 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
10 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) JUnit
10 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 5 (11.36%) MySQL
11 5 (11.36%) Tomcat

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 (11.36%) Apache Solr
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (63.64%) JMeter
2 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) LoadRunner
2 14 (31.82%) NeoLoad
3 12 (27.27%) Maven
4 10 (22.73%) JIRA
5 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 7 (15.91%) WebLOAD
7 6 (13.64%) JUnit
7 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 4 (9.09%) LoadUI
9 2 (4.55%) Selenium
10 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.27%) Gatling
10 1 (2.27%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.27%) The Grinder
10 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (20.45%) Banking
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Drools
1 5 (11.36%) RESTful
1 5 (11.36%) Spring
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Statistics
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (22.73%) Open Source
5 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) SOA
9 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Change Management
10 3 (6.82%) CRM
10 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
1 10 (22.73%) ISEB
2 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Graphite
1 5 (11.36%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (6.82%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.27%) Control-M
3 1 (2.27%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.27%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) AppDynamics
2 3 (6.82%) hybris
3 2 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.27%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.27%) VMware