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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 317 271 275
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 128 184 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.94% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 120 94
Median daily rate £450 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.49% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -12.85%
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
19792 19510 19407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.69% 82.15% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14234 13880 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 223 232
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 August 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 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
Croydon +2 15 £375 -31.81%
City of London +15 14 £438 +5.42% 10
Brentford +2 2 £200 -55.55%
Bromley -2 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 112 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (29.54%) Selenium
3 68 (28.69%) Java
4 61 (25.74%) SQL
5 59 (24.89%) Cucumber
6 58 (24.47%) JMeter
7 57 (24.05%) QA
8 52 (21.94%) JIRA
9 51 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 51 (21.52%) Scrum
10 49 (20.68%) LoadRunner
11 47 (19.83%) Linux
12 44 (18.57%) Automation Testing
12 44 (18.57%) Test Automation
13 43 (18.14%) Finance
13 43 (18.14%) Regression Testing
14 41 (17.30%) Functional Testing
15 40 (16.88%) Git (software)
16 37 (15.61%) Test Scripting
16 37 (15.61%) Jenkins
17 36 (15.19%) JavaScript
18 35 (14.77%) Banking
19 34 (14.35%) Integration Testing
20 33 (13.92%) Oracle
21 31 (13.08%) Web Services
21 31 (13.08%) HTML
21 31 (13.08%) Test Strategy
21 31 (13.08%) BDD
22 28 (11.81%) Unix
23 27 (11.39%) XML

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 12 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.22%) Apache
2 10 (4.22%) Confluence
2 10 (4.22%) JBoss
3 9 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.95%) IIS
6 6 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.69%) FileNet
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.27%) SAS
9 2 (0.84%) CICS
9 2 (0.84%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.84%) nginx
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.42%) Drupal
10 1 (0.42%) Moodle
10 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) Mingle
2 3 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.95%) GitHub
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 2 (0.84%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.02%) HTTP
2 5 (2.11%) SAN
3 4 (1.69%) Firewall
4 3 (1.27%) Internet
4 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.27%) VPN
5 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.84%) LAN
5 2 (0.84%) NAS
5 2 (0.84%) SNA
5 2 (0.84%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.84%) WAN
6 1 (0.42%) FTP
6 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.42%) SMTP
6 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.49%) MySQL
3 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.38%) DB2
4 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.84%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (0.84%) MS Access
8 2 (0.84%) OLTP
8 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.84%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.84%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 70 (29.54%) Selenium
2 59 (24.89%) Cucumber
3 58 (24.47%) JMeter
4 52 (21.94%) JIRA
5 49 (20.68%) LoadRunner
6 40 (16.88%) Git (software)
7 37 (15.61%) Jenkins
8 23 (9.70%) Subversion
9 19 (8.02%) Gatling
10 18 (7.59%) JUnit
11 16 (6.75%) Appium
11 16 (6.75%) SoapUI
12 15 (6.33%) WebDriver
13 13 (5.49%) Maven
14 11 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
16 9 (3.80%) HP UFT
16 9 (3.80%) NeoLoad
16 9 (3.80%) SonarQube
17 8 (3.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (18.14%) Finance
2 35 (14.77%) Banking
3 12 (5.06%) Retail
4 11 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.38%) Publishing
7 6 (2.53%) Front Office
7 6 (2.53%) Games
8 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.27%) Advertising
9 3 (1.27%) Billing
9 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.84%) Legal
10 2 (0.84%) Marketing
10 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (29.11%) Tester
2 36 (15.19%) Analyst
3 35 (14.77%) Test Analyst
4 33 (13.92%) Test Engineer
5 29 (12.24%) Test Manager
6 25 (10.55%) Automation Tester
6 25 (10.55%) Developer
7 23 (9.70%) Performance Tester
8 11 (4.64%) Performance Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) Performance Test Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) QA Tester
9 10 (4.22%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.22%) Performance Engineer
10 9 (3.80%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) SAP Manager
10 9 (3.80%) SAP Test Manager
10 9 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.38%) Agile Tester
11 8 (3.38%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.08%) HTML
1 31 (13.08%) Web Services
2 27 (11.39%) XML
3 26 (10.97%) JSON
4 21 (8.86%) HTML5
5 17 (7.17%) Node.js
5 17 (7.17%) REST
6 16 (6.75%) .NET
6 16 (6.75%) CSS
7 13 (5.49%) SOAP
8 12 (5.06%) Gherkin
9 10 (4.22%) XHTML
10 8 (3.38%) LAMP
11 7 (2.95%) Middleware
11 7 (2.95%) RESTful
11 7 (2.95%) SailPoint
12 5 (2.11%) CSS3
13 4 (1.69%) jQuery
13 4 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.69%) IVR
5 4 (1.69%) Smartcard
5 4 (1.69%) User Experience
6 3 (1.27%) FMCG
6 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.27%) Tandem
7 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (0.84%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.84%) IBM XIV
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.84%) PKI
7 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.83%) Linux
2 28 (11.81%) Unix
3 25 (10.55%) Windows
4 11 (4.64%) Solaris
5 6 (2.53%) Android
5 6 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
2 51 (21.52%) Scrum
3 44 (18.57%) Automation Testing
3 44 (18.57%) Test Automation
4 43 (18.14%) Regression Testing
5 41 (17.30%) Functional Testing
6 37 (15.61%) Test Scripting
7 34 (14.35%) Integration Testing
8 31 (13.08%) BDD
8 31 (13.08%) Test Strategy
9 26 (10.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (9.70%) Exploratory Testing
11 23 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (9.28%) Defect Tracking
12 22 (9.28%) SDLC
12 22 (9.28%) System Testing
12 22 (9.28%) Test Management
13 21 (8.86%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.69%) Java
2 61 (25.74%) SQL
3 36 (15.19%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.17%) C#
4 17 (7.17%) Ruby
5 13 (5.49%) Python
6 8 (3.38%) Perl
7 4 (1.69%) C++
7 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.27%) C
8 3 (1.27%) PHP
8 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.27%) R
8 3 (1.27%) VBA
9 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.42%) Korn
10 1 (0.42%) Scala
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.59%) ISEB
3 15 (6.33%) Degree
4 14 (5.91%) ISTQB
5 13 (5.49%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (24.05%) QA
2 8 (3.38%) SDET
3 6 (2.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.27%) EMIR
4 3 (1.27%) GxP
4 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.84%) COBIT
5 2 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.84%) MiFID
5 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Docker
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.84%) NFS
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.17%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.95%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.27%) Graphite
3 3 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.84%) Ansible
4 2 (0.84%) Control-M
4 2 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.84%) OpenView
4 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.84%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.84%) Puppet
4 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 33 (13.92%) Oracle
2 25 (10.55%) HP
3 23 (9.70%) VMware
4 18 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.17%) IBM
6 16 (6.75%) SOASTA, Inc
7 13 (5.49%) SAP
8 7 (2.95%) AppDynamics
8 7 (2.95%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.69%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.69%) EMC
9 4 (1.69%) NetApp
10 3 (1.27%) Citrix
10 3 (1.27%) Guidewire
10 3 (1.27%) Rally
10 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.27%) Sun
10 3 (1.27%) Sybase
11 2 (0.84%) Cognos
11 2 (0.84%) MuleSoft
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