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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 326 296 254
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -42
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 110 140 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 132
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
18394 18972 19454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.87% 83.50% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13217 13580 14354
Median daily rate £478 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 229 255
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -11 16 £475 +15.15% 2
Feltham - 2 £450 -
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
Brentford +9 1 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Enfield - 1 £300 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (32.91%) Selenium
3 66 (28.21%) QA
4 63 (26.92%) Java
5 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
6 53 (22.65%) Jenkins
7 52 (22.22%) HTML
7 52 (22.22%) JMeter
8 49 (20.94%) Cucumber
9 46 (19.66%) Test Automation
9 46 (19.66%) SQL
10 43 (18.38%) Scrum
11 40 (17.09%) Finance
11 40 (17.09%) Test Scripting
12 39 (16.67%) JIRA
13 38 (16.24%) Automation Testing
13 38 (16.24%) Regression Testing
14 35 (14.96%) BDD
14 35 (14.96%) Git (software)
15 34 (14.53%) HTML5
15 34 (14.53%) Functional Testing
16 32 (13.68%) Linux
16 32 (13.68%) LoadRunner
17 31 (13.25%) Banking
18 29 (12.39%) Web Services
18 29 (12.39%) REST
19 28 (11.97%) Non-Functional Testing
19 28 (11.97%) Automated Testing
20 27 (11.54%) Test Strategy
20 27 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing

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 14 (5.98%) Confluence
2 10 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.42%) Apache
3 8 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.99%) JBoss
5 6 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.56%) Drupal
5 6 (2.56%) IIS
5 6 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.71%) CMS
6 4 (1.71%) FileNet
6 4 (1.71%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.28%) nginx
8 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Mingle
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.43%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.27%) GitHub
2 8 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.42%) PaaS
3 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.56%) IaaS
4 6 (2.56%) Office 365
5 2 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.85%) CloudBees
5 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.97%) HTTP
2 4 (1.71%) DMZ
3 3 (1.28%) Firewall
4 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) Extranet
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.70%) MySQL
3 9 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.99%) DB2
4 7 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.14%) HBase
7 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.28%) OLTP
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.85%) Big Data
9 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 77 (32.91%) Selenium
2 53 (22.65%) Jenkins
3 52 (22.22%) JMeter
4 49 (20.94%) Cucumber
5 39 (16.67%) JIRA
6 35 (14.96%) Git (software)
7 32 (13.68%) LoadRunner
8 25 (10.68%) JUnit
9 20 (8.55%) Maven
10 19 (8.12%) WebDriver
11 16 (6.84%) Appium
12 15 (6.41%) NeoLoad
13 14 (5.98%) SoapUI
14 10 (4.27%) HP UFT
15 9 (3.85%) SpecFlow
16 8 (3.42%) SonarQube
16 8 (3.42%) Subversion
17 7 (2.99%) Jasmine
17 7 (2.99%) Visual Studio
18 6 (2.56%) Gerrit
General
1 40 (17.09%) Finance
2 31 (13.25%) Banking
3 14 (5.98%) Retail
4 13 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.42%) Publishing
6 6 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.71%) Front Office
8 4 (1.71%) Marketing
9 3 (1.28%) Billing
9 3 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.28%) Games
9 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Advertising
10 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (32.05%) Tester
2 32 (13.68%) Developer
3 31 (13.25%) Test Engineer
4 29 (12.39%) Performance Tester
5 26 (11.11%) Analyst
5 26 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 25 (10.68%) Test Analyst
7 20 (8.55%) Test Manager
8 15 (6.41%) QA Tester
9 10 (4.27%) Architect
10 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.85%) QA Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Test Leader
11 8 (3.42%) Performance Engineer
11 8 (3.42%) QA Test Analyst
11 8 (3.42%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) QA Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Quality Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.22%) HTML
2 34 (14.53%) HTML5
3 29 (12.39%) REST
3 29 (12.39%) Web Services
4 26 (11.11%) Node.js
5 24 (10.26%) CSS
6 17 (7.26%) .NET
7 16 (6.84%) SOAP
8 15 (6.41%) RESTful
9 14 (5.98%) AngularJS
10 13 (5.56%) JSON
11 12 (5.13%) CSS3
12 11 (4.70%) Middleware
13 10 (4.27%) Gherkin
14 9 (3.85%) jQuery
14 9 (3.85%) SAML
14 9 (3.85%) XHTML
15 8 (3.42%) XML
16 7 (2.99%) J2EE
17 6 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.12%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.71%) Statistics
7 3 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.28%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) Equities
8 2 (0.85%) IVR
8 2 (0.85%) MPEG
8 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.85%) Streaming Media
8 2 (0.85%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.68%) Linux
2 21 (8.97%) Windows
3 16 (6.84%) Unix
4 13 (5.56%) Solaris
5 9 (3.85%) Android
5 9 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.28%) CentOS
7 3 (1.28%) SUSE
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.66%) Test Automation
3 43 (18.38%) Scrum
4 40 (17.09%) Test Scripting
5 38 (16.24%) Automation Testing
5 38 (16.24%) Regression Testing
6 35 (14.96%) BDD
7 34 (14.53%) Functional Testing
8 28 (11.97%) Automated Testing
8 28 (11.97%) Non-Functional Testing
9 27 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
9 27 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 25 (10.68%) Integration Testing
11 23 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (9.83%) Process Improvement
12 20 (8.55%) Software Testing
12 20 (8.55%) TDD
13 19 (8.12%) Open Source
13 19 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.92%) Java
2 55 (23.50%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.66%) SQL
4 23 (9.83%) C#
5 19 (8.12%) Ruby
6 15 (6.41%) Python
7 8 (3.42%) Perl
8 6 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.14%) C++
9 5 (2.14%) PHP
10 4 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.71%) C
10 4 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.85%) Scala
12 1 (0.43%) Clojure
12 1 (0.43%) COBOL
12 1 (0.43%) Groovy
12 1 (0.43%) Korn
12 1 (0.43%) R
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (8.55%) Degree
2 17 (7.26%) ISEB
3 16 (6.84%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.41%) ISTQB
5 13 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.14%) PMP
8 4 (1.71%) CCNA
8 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.71%) MCSD
8 4 (1.71%) MCSE
8 4 (1.71%) MCTS
8 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (28.21%) QA
2 13 (5.56%) SDET
3 6 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.85%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) GxP
6 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.56%) Docker
2 6 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.43%) iptables
4 1 (0.43%) NFS
4 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.56%) Graphite
2 6 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (2.14%) Perfmon
4 4 (1.71%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.28%) Ansible
5 3 (1.28%) OpenView
5 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.28%) Puppet
5 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.85%) Grafana
6 2 (0.85%) Kibana
6 2 (0.85%) logstash
6 2 (0.85%) rkt
7 1 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.43%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.43%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (9.40%) Oracle
2 20 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.84%) AppDynamics
4 13 (5.56%) HP
5 12 (5.13%) IBM
6 11 (4.70%) SAP
7 8 (3.42%) VMware
8 6 (2.56%) ForgeRock
9 5 (2.14%) CA
9 5 (2.14%) Citrix
9 5 (2.14%) Sybase
10 4 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.71%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.71%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.28%) BMC
11 3 (1.28%) Guidewire
11 3 (1.28%) Mercator
11 3 (1.28%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.28%) Sun
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