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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 409 419 413
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 28 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 20
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £356 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -9.28%
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
21551 22395 23085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15332 15718 15678
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 329 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +36 4 £450 +11.11% 2
Brentford - 1 £200 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (58.97%) Performance Testing
2 20 (51.28%) JMeter
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) Java
5 11 (28.21%) JIRA
6 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
6 10 (25.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 9 (23.08%) LoadRunner
8 8 (20.51%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) Maven
9 7 (17.95%) QA
10 6 (15.38%) Degree
10 6 (15.38%) ISEB
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
11 5 (12.82%) Drools
11 5 (12.82%) RESTful
11 5 (12.82%) Apache Solr
11 5 (12.82%) Open Source
11 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (12.82%) JUnit
11 5 (12.82%) MySQL
11 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
11 5 (12.82%) Spring
11 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Retail
12 4 (10.26%) Load Testing

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 (12.82%) Apache Solr
1 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) JMeter
2 11 (28.21%) JIRA
3 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 9 (23.08%) LoadRunner
5 8 (20.51%) Maven
6 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
7 5 (12.82%) JUnit
8 4 (10.26%) NeoLoad
9 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
9 3 (7.69%) Selenium
10 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
10 2 (5.13%) Gatling
11 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
11 1 (2.56%) Rational Performance Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Subversion
11 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Front Office
5 2 (5.13%) Games
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Drools
1 5 (12.82%) RESTful
1 5 (12.82%) Spring
2 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.13%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Performance Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Graphite
1 3 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (5.13%) Control-M
2 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) AppDynamics
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) hybris
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.56%) Guidewire