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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 248 249 274
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 166 166 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 112 116
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +8.62%
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
18648 18639 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.14% 79.03% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13359 13048 13217
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 229 271
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 38 £425 +17.24% 15
Bromley -2 4 £390 - 2
Canary Wharf -6 4 £525 +8.80%
Brentford - 3 £450 -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 76 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.19%) Java
3 64 (25.40%) SQL
3 64 (25.40%) QA
4 55 (21.83%) Finance
4 55 (21.83%) Test Scripting
5 45 (17.86%) Selenium
6 44 (17.46%) LoadRunner
7 43 (17.06%) Oracle
7 43 (17.06%) Test Strategy
8 41 (16.27%) SQL Server
9 40 (15.87%) SAP
10 39 (15.48%) JMeter
11 36 (14.29%) Linux
12 35 (13.89%) Windows
13 34 (13.49%) HP
14 32 (12.70%) Regression Testing
14 32 (12.70%) Banking
15 31 (12.30%) ISEB
15 31 (12.30%) UNIX
15 31 (12.30%) Test Automation
15 31 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (11.90%) Automated Testing
16 30 (11.90%) JIRA
17 29 (11.51%) Scrum
17 29 (11.51%) Web Services
18 28 (11.11%) SOAP
19 27 (10.71%) TDD
19 27 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
20 26 (10.32%) Cucumber

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.37%) SharePoint
1 11 (4.37%) CMS
2 8 (3.17%) Apache
3 7 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.38%) Confluence
5 5 (1.98%) IIS
5 5 (1.98%) JBoss
5 5 (1.98%) Jetty
6 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.79%) SAS
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.40%) Moodle
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) IPython
8 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle Retail
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.79%) BASE24
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.40%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.38%) SaaS
3 5 (1.98%) GitHub
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.76%) SAN
2 8 (3.17%) NAS
3 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.98%) VLAN
4 5 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.59%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.59%) LDAP
5 4 (1.59%) HTTP
6 3 (1.19%) DNS
6 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.40%) SSH
8 1 (0.40%) RTSP
8 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.40%) DMZ
8 1 (0.40%) Intranet
8 1 (0.40%) Firewall
8 1 (0.40%) SSL
8 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.52%) MySQL
3 13 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.57%) Big Data
5 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.98%) DB2
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.59%) HBase
8 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.19%) Impala
10 2 (0.79%) DataStage
10 2 (0.79%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 45 (17.86%) Selenium
2 44 (17.46%) LoadRunner
3 39 (15.48%) JMeter
4 30 (11.90%) JIRA
5 26 (10.32%) Cucumber
6 25 (9.92%) WebDriver
7 24 (9.52%) SoapUI
8 23 (9.13%) Jenkins
9 16 (6.35%) JUnit
10 11 (4.37%) HP UFT
10 11 (4.37%) Maven
10 11 (4.37%) Git (software)
11 10 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.57%) Visual Studio
12 9 (3.57%) NeoLoad
13 8 (3.17%) IntelliJ
14 6 (2.38%) NUnit
15 5 (1.98%) Eclipse
16 4 (1.59%) Hudson
16 4 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 55 (21.83%) Finance
2 32 (12.70%) Banking
3 18 (7.14%) Retail
4 17 (6.75%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.98%) Games
8 4 (1.59%) Front Office
8 4 (1.59%) Back Office
8 4 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Marketing
10 2 (0.79%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.79%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (22.62%) Tester
2 37 (14.68%) Analyst
3 35 (13.89%) Developer
4 33 (13.10%) Test Analyst
5 30 (11.90%) Test Manager
6 20 (7.94%) Architect
6 20 (7.94%) Performance Tester
7 18 (7.14%) Consultant
7 18 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 16 (6.35%) Test Leader
9 14 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
9 14 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) Technical Tester
11 10 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.17%) C++ Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (3.17%) QA Engineer
12 8 (3.17%) SAP Manager
12 8 (3.17%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.51%) Web Services
2 28 (11.11%) SOAP
3 26 (10.32%) .NET
4 24 (9.52%) Middleware
5 18 (7.14%) HTML
6 15 (5.95%) XML
7 14 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (2.78%) CSS
11 6 (2.38%) Swing
11 6 (2.38%) JSON
11 6 (2.38%) REST
12 5 (1.98%) Gherkin
12 5 (1.98%) WinForms
12 5 (1.98%) WCF
12 5 (1.98%) WPF
12 5 (1.98%) Servlets
13 4 (1.59%) J2EE
13 4 (1.59%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.78%) User Experience
5 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.38%) Replication
6 6 (2.38%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.98%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.98%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.98%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.59%) FMCG
8 4 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.19%) IPTV
9 3 (1.19%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.19%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.29%) Linux
2 35 (13.89%) Windows
3 31 (12.30%) UNIX
4 6 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.38%) CentOS
5 5 (1.98%) Android
5 5 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (1.59%) AIX
7 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.83%) Test Scripting
3 43 (17.06%) Test Strategy
4 32 (12.70%) Regression Testing
5 31 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (12.30%) Test Automation
6 30 (11.90%) Automated Testing
7 29 (11.51%) Scrum
8 27 (10.71%) TDD
9 24 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 23 (9.13%) Integration Testing
11 22 (8.73%) Test Management
12 20 (7.94%) E-Commerce
13 18 (7.14%) Test Planning
13 18 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
14 17 (6.75%) BDD
14 17 (6.75%) Migration
15 15 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.95%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.19%) Java
2 64 (25.40%) SQL
3 26 (10.32%) C#
4 18 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.35%) PHP
5 16 (6.35%) Ruby
6 12 (4.76%) Python
7 11 (4.37%) Perl
8 8 (3.17%) C++
8 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.98%) Groovy
10 5 (1.98%) C
11 4 (1.59%) BeanShell
12 3 (1.19%) Scala
12 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.19%) VBScript
13 2 (0.79%) VB
13 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (12.30%) ISEB
2 24 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 23 (9.13%) Security Cleared
4 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.56%) Degree
6 9 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.98%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.19%) CCNA
9 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.40%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (25.40%) QA
2 10 (3.97%) GxP
2 10 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.38%) NFS
2 6 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.98%) Docker
3 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.98%) SRDF
3 5 (1.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (1.59%) vSphere
4 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.19%) KVM
6 2 (0.79%) NET24-XPNET
7 1 (0.40%) HDFS
7 1 (0.40%) GPFS
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.98%) EMC VPLEX
3 5 (1.98%) SnapMirror
3 5 (1.98%) SnapVault
4 4 (1.59%) Ansible
4 4 (1.59%) Nessus
5 3 (1.19%) Puppet
6 2 (0.79%) nmon
6 2 (0.79%) Kibana
6 2 (0.79%) logstash
7 1 (0.40%) Salt
7 1 (0.40%) Chukwa
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.40%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 43 (17.06%) Oracle
2 40 (15.87%) SAP
3 34 (13.49%) HP
4 22 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.14%) VMware
6 15 (5.95%) IBM
7 9 (3.57%) Sybase
8 8 (3.17%) Dell
9 6 (2.38%) EMC
10 5 (1.98%) Cisco
10 5 (1.98%) Sun
10 5 (1.98%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.98%) NetApp
10 5 (1.98%) NetIQ
10 5 (1.98%) Symantec
10 5 (1.98%) Brocade
10 5 (1.98%) PlateSpin
10 5 (1.98%) Fujitsu
10 5 (1.98%) Splunk
10 5 (1.98%) Veeam
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