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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 323 266 271
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 113 172 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.89% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 111
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
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
18896 19267 19243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.83% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13645 13761 13461
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 £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 228 234
Median hourly rate £25.69 £21.60 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £70.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 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 +23 14 £375 -11.76% 9
Croydon -3 13 £375 -37.50% 1
Brentford +4 2 £200 -55.55%
Bromley -4 2 - -
Docklands, London +14 1 £400 -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 114 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.39%) Selenium
3 69 (28.16%) Java
4 65 (26.53%) SQL
5 59 (24.08%) QA
5 59 (24.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 56 (22.86%) Cucumber
7 54 (22.04%) JIRA
8 53 (21.63%) JMeter
9 52 (21.22%) LoadRunner
10 49 (20.00%) Scrum
10 49 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 45 (18.37%) Linux
11 45 (18.37%) Automation Testing
12 43 (17.55%) Regression Testing
13 41 (16.73%) Test Automation
14 40 (16.33%) Finance
15 38 (15.51%) Integration Testing
16 36 (14.69%) Test Scripting
16 36 (14.69%) Banking
17 35 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 35 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 35 (14.29%) Test Strategy
18 32 (13.06%) Jenkins
19 31 (12.65%) Oracle
19 31 (12.65%) HP
20 30 (12.24%) Git (software)
21 29 (11.84%) XML
22 28 (11.43%) Web Services
22 28 (11.43%) Test Management

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 9 (3.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.27%) JBoss
3 7 (2.86%) Apache
3 7 (2.86%) Confluence
3 7 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.45%) IIS
4 6 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.22%) SAS
6 2 (0.82%) CICS
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) Moodle
7 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Mingle
3 2 (0.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.22%) GitHub
3 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.82%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.94%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) Firewall
2 4 (1.63%) LAN
2 4 (1.63%) SAN
2 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.63%) VPN
2 4 (1.63%) WAN
3 3 (1.22%) Internet
3 3 (1.22%) SMTP
4 2 (0.82%) BGP
4 2 (0.82%) FTP
4 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.82%) NAS
4 2 (0.82%) SNA
4 2 (0.82%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.82%) WebEx
5 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.08%) MySQL
3 8 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.86%) DB2
5 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.82%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.82%) MS Access
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.82%) QlikView
8 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.82%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.82%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 72 (29.39%) Selenium
2 56 (22.86%) Cucumber
3 54 (22.04%) JIRA
4 53 (21.63%) JMeter
5 52 (21.22%) LoadRunner
6 32 (13.06%) Jenkins
7 30 (12.24%) Git (software)
8 22 (8.98%) Subversion
9 20 (8.16%) Gatling
9 20 (8.16%) JUnit
10 15 (6.12%) SoapUI
11 14 (5.71%) WebDriver
12 13 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (4.90%) Appium
13 12 (4.90%) FitNesse
13 12 (4.90%) Visual Studio
14 10 (4.08%) Gerrit
14 10 (4.08%) HP UFT
14 10 (4.08%) SonarQube
15 9 (3.67%) Maven
General
1 40 (16.33%) Finance
2 36 (14.69%) Banking
3 15 (6.12%) Retail
4 11 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.67%) Front Office
6 8 (3.27%) Games
6 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.86%) Publishing
8 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.22%) Advertising
9 3 (1.22%) Billing
9 3 (1.22%) Legal
9 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (28.16%) Tester
2 46 (18.78%) Analyst
3 43 (17.55%) Test Analyst
4 35 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 27 (11.02%) Automation Tester
5 27 (11.02%) Test Engineer
6 20 (8.16%) Developer
7 19 (7.76%) Performance Tester
8 17 (6.94%) Performance Analyst
9 15 (6.12%) Performance Test Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (4.08%) Performance Engineer
11 10 (4.08%) Test Leader
12 9 (3.67%) Architect
12 9 (3.67%) SAP Manager
12 9 (3.67%) SAP Test Manager
13 8 (3.27%) Agile Tester
13 8 (3.27%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.27%) QA Tester
14 7 (2.86%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.84%) XML
2 28 (11.43%) Web Services
3 25 (10.20%) HTML
4 20 (8.16%) JSON
5 19 (7.76%) .NET
6 14 (5.71%) HTML5
6 14 (5.71%) REST
6 14 (5.71%) SOAP
7 13 (5.31%) Node.js
8 11 (4.49%) Gherkin
9 8 (3.27%) CSS
10 7 (2.86%) LAMP
10 7 (2.86%) Middleware
11 6 (2.45%) SailPoint
11 6 (2.45%) XHTML
12 4 (1.63%) Apache CXF
12 4 (1.63%) JMX
12 4 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (1.22%) JMS
13 3 (1.22%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.63%) IVR
5 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.63%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.63%) Smartcard
6 3 (1.22%) Derivative
6 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.22%) FMCG
6 3 (1.22%) iPad
6 3 (1.22%) Tandem
7 2 (0.82%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.82%) MPEG
7 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.82%) Replication
7 2 (0.82%) Streaming Media
7 2 (0.82%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.37%) Linux
2 27 (11.02%) Unix
3 21 (8.57%) Windows
4 10 (4.08%) Solaris
5 4 (1.63%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.08%) Non-Functional Testing
3 49 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 49 (20.00%) Scrum
4 45 (18.37%) Automation Testing
5 43 (17.55%) Regression Testing
6 41 (16.73%) Test Automation
7 38 (15.51%) Integration Testing
8 36 (14.69%) Test Scripting
9 35 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 35 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (11.43%) BDD
10 28 (11.43%) Test Management
11 27 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (10.20%) System Testing
13 24 (9.80%) SDLC
14 22 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (8.98%) Defect Management
14 22 (8.98%) Exploratory Testing
15 21 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.16%) Java
2 65 (26.53%) SQL
3 35 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.57%) C#
5 18 (7.35%) Python
5 18 (7.35%) Ruby
6 11 (4.49%) Perl
7 8 (3.27%) C
8 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.04%) C++
9 5 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.04%) VBA
10 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.63%) VB
11 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.22%) R
12 2 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.82%) PHP
12 2 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.53%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.71%) ISEB
4 11 (4.49%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.27%) Degree
6 6 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (24.08%) QA
2 7 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.86%) SDET
3 3 (1.22%) EMIR
3 3 (1.22%) GxP
3 3 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.82%) COBIT
4 2 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.82%) MiFID
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.63%) Docker
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.86%) Puppet
3 6 (2.45%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.22%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.22%) Nagios
5 2 (0.82%) Ansible
5 2 (0.82%) Control-M
5 2 (0.82%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.82%) Salt
6 1 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (12.65%) HP
1 31 (12.65%) Oracle
2 19 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.76%) VMware
3 16 (6.53%) SOASTA, Inc
4 14 (5.71%) IBM
4 14 (5.71%) SAP
5 6 (2.45%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.63%) Calypso
6 4 (1.63%) Citrix
6 4 (1.63%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.22%) EMC
7 3 (1.22%) NetApp
7 3 (1.22%) Rally
8 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.82%) CA
8 2 (0.82%) Cognos
8 2 (0.82%) Maconomy
8 2 (0.82%) Sun
8 2 (0.82%) Veritas
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