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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 410 406 397
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 18 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 19
Median daily rate £425 £405 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £356 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +48 1 £450 +11.11%
Brentford - 1 £200 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
3 12 (37.50%) JMeter
3 12 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.88%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Unix
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) JIRA
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) Selenium
6 5 (15.63%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) Middleware
6 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
6 5 (15.63%) LoadUI
7 4 (12.50%) API Testing
7 4 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.50%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) FTP
7 4 (12.50%) HTTP
7 4 (12.50%) ActionScript
7 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) SOAP
8 3 (9.38%) Linux

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 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) FTP
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
2 12 (37.50%) JMeter
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) LoadUI
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Gatling
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Load Testing
6 4 (12.50%) API Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.13%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) ActionScript
2 4 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Control-M
1 2 (6.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) HP
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.13%) Guidewire
2 1 (3.13%) SOASTA, Inc