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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 298 271 256
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 101 135 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.78% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 88 68
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.64% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £155.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +14.81%
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
16736 17369 15212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.79% 78.53% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11885 11867 10680
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 239 246
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.53 £25.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 -1 23 £413 +17.85% 7
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 94 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.86%) SQL
3 73 (25.80%) Linux
4 72 (25.44%) Windows
4 72 (25.44%) Java
5 48 (16.96%) Finance
6 46 (16.25%) JMeter
6 46 (16.25%) .NET
7 45 (15.90%) LoadRunner
7 45 (15.90%) Selenium
8 42 (14.84%) TDD
9 40 (14.13%) Oracle
9 40 (14.13%) Test Scripting
10 38 (13.43%) Perl
11 37 (13.07%) UNIX
11 37 (13.07%) Banking
11 37 (13.07%) QA
12 36 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (12.37%) C#
14 33 (11.66%) Scrum
14 33 (11.66%) Test Automation
15 32 (11.31%) Test Strategy
15 32 (11.31%) Jenkins
15 32 (11.31%) Python
16 31 (10.95%) Git (software)
17 30 (10.60%) JIRA
18 28 (9.89%) VMware
18 28 (9.89%) Regression Testing
18 28 (9.89%) C++
18 28 (9.89%) Analytical Skills

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 21 (7.42%) Apache
2 20 (7.07%) JBoss
3 13 (4.59%) IIS
4 11 (3.89%) Confluence
5 10 (3.53%) Jetty
5 10 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.12%) CMS
7 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.12%) Node.js
8 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.77%) FileNet
9 4 (1.41%) nginx
9 4 (1.41%) Moodle
10 3 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.71%) Escenic
11 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.71%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) BASE24
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.35%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.83%) SaaS
2 7 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.06%) GitHub
4 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.36%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.01%) HTTP
3 14 (4.95%) DNS
4 12 (4.24%) SAN
5 11 (3.89%) LAN
5 11 (3.89%) WAN
6 10 (3.53%) NAS
7 7 (2.47%) Firewall
8 6 (2.12%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.77%) Internet
10 4 (1.41%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.41%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.41%) SSH
11 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.71%) SSL
12 2 (0.71%) ATM
12 2 (0.71%) GSM
13 1 (0.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.77%) MySQL
3 13 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.89%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.12%) KDB
9 5 (1.77%) DB2
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) QlikView
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (16.25%) JMeter
2 45 (15.90%) LoadRunner
2 45 (15.90%) Selenium
3 32 (11.31%) Jenkins
4 31 (10.95%) Git (software)
5 30 (10.60%) JIRA
6 25 (8.83%) Cucumber
7 20 (7.07%) Subversion
8 19 (6.71%) WebDriver
8 19 (6.71%) NeoLoad
9 17 (6.01%) Maven
10 15 (5.30%) Visual Studio
11 12 (4.24%) VisualVM
11 12 (4.24%) Gradle
12 10 (3.53%) JProfiler
12 10 (3.53%) SoapUI
12 10 (3.53%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (3.18%) Toad
13 9 (3.18%) Ant
13 9 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (16.96%) Finance
2 37 (13.07%) Banking
3 23 (8.13%) Investment Banking
4 16 (5.65%) Games
5 12 (4.24%) Retail
6 8 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.12%) Law
8 4 (1.41%) Front Office
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
9 3 (1.06%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.71%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (21.20%) Developer
2 52 (18.37%) Analyst
3 49 (17.31%) Tester
4 43 (15.19%) Test Analyst
5 31 (10.95%) Performance Tester
6 16 (5.65%) Test Manager
7 15 (5.30%) Test Engineer
7 15 (5.30%) Performance Analyst
8 13 (4.59%) Performance Test Analyst
9 12 (4.24%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.24%) Architect
10 10 (3.53%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 8 (2.83%) Performance Engineer
12 8 (2.83%) QA Engineer
13 7 (2.47%) Oracle DBA
13 7 (2.47%) Release Manager
13 7 (2.47%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.47%) DBA
13 7 (2.47%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.25%) .NET
2 26 (9.19%) Web Services
3 23 (8.13%) HTML
4 17 (6.01%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.30%) XML
6 13 (4.59%) JSON
7 11 (3.89%) HTML5
8 9 (3.18%) Hibernate
8 9 (3.18%) Spring
9 8 (2.83%) RESTful
10 7 (2.47%) OAuth
10 7 (2.47%) Middleware
10 7 (2.47%) J2EE
11 6 (2.12%) SOAP
11 6 (2.12%) CSS
11 6 (2.12%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.12%) GWT
11 6 (2.12%) jQuery
11 6 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (2.12%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.01%) Open Source
3 15 (5.30%) Client/Server
4 14 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.12%) iPad
8 5 (1.77%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.77%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.77%) Spread Betting
8 5 (1.77%) Online Games
8 5 (1.77%) User Experience
9 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.41%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.41%) iPhone
10 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.06%) Handset
10 3 (1.06%) VLE
11 2 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.80%) Linux
2 72 (25.44%) Windows
3 37 (13.07%) UNIX
4 9 (3.18%) CentOS
5 8 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.47%) Android
6 7 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.12%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.41%) AIX
9 3 (1.06%) webOS
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.84%) TDD
3 40 (14.13%) Test Scripting
4 36 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (11.66%) Scrum
5 33 (11.66%) Test Automation
6 32 (11.31%) Test Strategy
7 28 (9.89%) Regression Testing
8 25 (8.83%) BDD
9 23 (8.13%) Multithreading
10 21 (7.42%) Waterfall
10 21 (7.42%) ITIL
11 20 (7.07%) Configuration Management
11 20 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.65%) Test Management
13 15 (5.30%) V-Model
14 14 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (4.95%) Software Testing
15 13 (4.59%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.86%) SQL
2 72 (25.44%) Java
3 38 (13.43%) Perl
4 35 (12.37%) C#
5 32 (11.31%) Python
6 28 (9.89%) C++
7 27 (9.54%) Shell Script
8 23 (8.13%) JavaScript
8 23 (8.13%) Ruby
9 19 (6.71%) Bash Shell
10 17 (6.01%) C
11 14 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 14 (4.95%) Groovy
12 10 (3.53%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.18%) Scala
14 8 (2.83%) PHP
15 4 (1.41%) VB
15 4 (1.41%) Clojure
16 3 (1.06%) sed
17 2 (0.71%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (8.83%) Degree
2 20 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.71%) ISEB
4 15 (5.30%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.83%) CCNA
7 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.35%) OCP
10 1 (0.35%) CCA
10 1 (0.35%) VCP4
10 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.07%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (3.53%) KVM
3 10 (3.53%) vSphere
4 8 (2.83%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.12%) Docker
6 5 (1.77%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (6.71%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.53%) Puppet
3 9 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (1.77%) Cobbler
5 5 (1.77%) Ansible
6 2 (0.71%) nmon
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 40 (14.13%) Oracle
2 28 (9.89%) VMware
3 22 (7.77%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.36%) HP
5 13 (4.59%) IBM
6 12 (4.24%) SAP
7 8 (2.83%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.47%) Akamai
9 6 (2.12%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.12%) Citrix
10 5 (1.77%) EMC
10 5 (1.77%) Remedy
10 5 (1.77%) Perforce
11 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.71%) Splunk
13 2 (0.71%) Demandware
13 2 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
13 2 (0.71%) NetApp
13 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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