The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 317 250 304
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +54
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 120 196 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.84% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.01% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 126 101
Median daily rate £475 £413 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.89% +3.57%
Performance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19471 19452 19895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.14% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13941 13986 14064
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 250
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +7 17 £463 +2.77% 7
Croydon -4 7 £375 -28.57%
Brentford +6 1 - -
Hounslow +3 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 117 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.51%) Selenium
3 71 (30.08%) Java
4 60 (25.42%) QA
5 58 (24.58%) Cucumber
5 58 (24.58%) SQL
6 57 (24.15%) JMeter
7 54 (22.88%) Scrum
8 52 (22.03%) JIRA
9 47 (19.92%) Non-Functional Testing
10 45 (19.07%) Automation Testing
11 44 (18.64%) Test Automation
11 44 (18.64%) Linux
12 43 (18.22%) Jenkins
12 43 (18.22%) Git (software)
13 41 (17.37%) Functional Testing
13 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
14 40 (16.95%) LoadRunner
14 40 (16.95%) Finance
15 38 (16.10%) Regression Testing
15 38 (16.10%) Test Scripting
16 33 (13.98%) HTML
17 32 (13.56%) BDD
18 31 (13.14%) Integration Testing
18 31 (13.14%) Web Services
19 30 (12.71%) Oracle
19 30 (12.71%) Test Strategy
20 28 (11.86%) Banking
21 27 (11.44%) Unix
21 27 (11.44%) Windows

Performance Testing
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 11 (4.66%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.24%) Apache
2 10 (4.24%) Confluence
3 9 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.39%) JBoss
4 8 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.97%) IIS
6 6 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.69%) FileNet
9 3 (1.27%) nginx
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.27%) SAS
9 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.42%) CICS
11 1 (0.42%) Moodle
11 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) Mingle
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.97%) GitHub
1 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.12%) IaaS
2 5 (2.12%) PaaS
3 4 (1.69%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.47%) HTTP
2 5 (2.12%) Firewall
2 5 (2.12%) SAN
3 3 (1.27%) DMZ
3 3 (1.27%) Internet
3 3 (1.27%) VPN
4 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.85%) LAN
4 2 (0.85%) NAS
4 2 (0.85%) SSL
4 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.42%) FTP
5 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.42%) SNA
5 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.36%) MySQL
3 9 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.39%) DB2
5 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.27%) OLTP
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.85%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (0.85%) QlikView
10 2 (0.85%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (30.51%) Selenium
2 58 (24.58%) Cucumber
3 57 (24.15%) JMeter
4 52 (22.03%) JIRA
5 43 (18.22%) Git (software)
5 43 (18.22%) Jenkins
6 40 (16.95%) LoadRunner
7 23 (9.75%) Subversion
8 20 (8.47%) JUnit
9 19 (8.05%) WebDriver
10 18 (7.63%) Gatling
11 16 (6.78%) Appium
12 15 (6.36%) Maven
13 12 (5.08%) SoapUI
14 10 (4.24%) Visual Studio
15 9 (3.81%) NeoLoad
15 9 (3.81%) SonarQube
15 9 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (3.39%) FitNesse
16 8 (3.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (16.95%) Finance
2 28 (11.86%) Banking
3 11 (4.66%) Retail
4 9 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.97%) Publishing
6 6 (2.54%) Games
7 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.27%) Advertising
8 3 (1.27%) Front Office
8 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (32.63%) Tester
2 31 (13.14%) Test Engineer
3 28 (11.86%) Analyst
3 28 (11.86%) Test Manager
4 27 (11.44%) Automation Tester
4 27 (11.44%) Performance Tester
5 26 (11.02%) Test Analyst
6 20 (8.47%) Developer
7 13 (5.51%) QA Tester
8 10 (4.24%) Agile Tester
8 10 (4.24%) Architect
8 10 (4.24%) Performance Engineer
9 9 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.81%) SAP Manager
9 9 (3.81%) SAP Test Manager
9 9 (3.81%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (3.39%) Consultant
10 8 (3.39%) QA Analyst
10 8 (3.39%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.98%) HTML
2 31 (13.14%) Web Services
3 26 (11.02%) JSON
4 24 (10.17%) XML
5 23 (9.75%) HTML5
6 20 (8.47%) REST
7 19 (8.05%) Node.js
8 16 (6.78%) CSS
9 15 (6.36%) .NET
10 13 (5.51%) SOAP
11 10 (4.24%) Gherkin
11 10 (4.24%) XHTML
12 8 (3.39%) LAMP
12 8 (3.39%) Middleware
12 8 (3.39%) SAML
13 7 (2.97%) RESTful
13 7 (2.97%) SailPoint
14 6 (2.54%) AngularJS
15 5 (2.12%) CSS3
15 5 (2.12%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.20%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.12%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.69%) User Experience
6 3 (1.27%) FMCG
6 3 (1.27%) IVR
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.27%) PKI
6 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.27%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.85%) MPEG
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
7 2 (0.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.64%) Linux
2 27 (11.44%) Unix
2 27 (11.44%) Windows
3 11 (4.66%) Solaris
4 8 (3.39%) Android
5 7 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.85%) CentOS
7 2 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) SUSE
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.88%) Scrum
3 47 (19.92%) Non-Functional Testing
4 45 (19.07%) Automation Testing
5 44 (18.64%) Test Automation
6 41 (17.37%) Functional Testing
7 38 (16.10%) Regression Testing
7 38 (16.10%) Test Scripting
8 32 (13.56%) BDD
9 31 (13.14%) Integration Testing
10 30 (12.71%) Test Strategy
11 27 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (11.02%) Exploratory Testing
13 23 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (8.90%) TDD
14 21 (8.90%) Test Management
14 21 (8.90%) Test Planning
15 20 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (8.47%) Defect Tracking
15 20 (8.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.08%) Java
2 58 (24.58%) SQL
3 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.78%) Ruby
5 15 (6.36%) C#
6 13 (5.51%) Python
7 8 (3.39%) Perl
8 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.69%) PHP
11 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.27%) C
11 3 (1.27%) R
12 2 (0.85%) C++
13 1 (0.42%) Clojure
13 1 (0.42%) COBOL
13 1 (0.42%) Korn
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.42%) VBA
13 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (7.20%) Degree
1 17 (7.20%) ISEB
2 16 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.69%) PMP
7 3 (1.27%) CCNA
7 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.27%) MCSD
7 3 (1.27%) MCSE
7 3 (1.27%) MCTS
7 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (25.42%) QA
2 10 (4.24%) SDET
3 6 (2.54%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.27%) EMIR
4 3 (1.27%) GxP
4 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.85%) COBIT
5 2 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.85%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.85%) MiFID
5 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.27%) Docker
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.85%) NFS
4 2 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) HDFS
5 1 (0.42%) iptables
5 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (7.63%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (2.12%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.27%) Ansible
4 3 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.27%) Graphite
4 3 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (1.27%) OpenView
4 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.85%) Control-M
5 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.85%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (12.71%) Oracle
2 24 (10.17%) HP
2 24 (10.17%) VMware
3 21 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.20%) IBM
5 16 (6.78%) SOASTA, Inc
6 15 (6.36%) SAP
7 9 (3.81%) AppDynamics
8 7 (2.97%) ForgeRock
9 6 (2.54%) Citrix
10 5 (2.12%) CA
11 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.69%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.69%) EMC
11 4 (1.69%) NetApp
11 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.27%) BMC
12 3 (1.27%) Mercator
12 3 (1.27%) Sun
12 3 (1.27%) Sybase
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