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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 240 291 271
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 191 142 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.75% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 96 118
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£405 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 0 32 £425 - 6
Bromley -1 5 £380 - 1
Canary Wharf -6 4 £525 +8.80%
Brentford - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 2 £550 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £475 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 82 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (27.30%) Java
3 73 (24.91%) QA
4 68 (23.21%) SQL
5 64 (21.84%) Test Scripting
6 59 (20.14%) Finance
7 58 (19.80%) LoadRunner
8 49 (16.72%) Selenium
9 48 (16.38%) SQL Server
10 46 (15.70%) Test Strategy
11 44 (15.02%) JMeter
11 44 (15.02%) Oracle
12 43 (14.68%) HP
13 42 (14.33%) UNIX
13 42 (14.33%) Linux
14 41 (13.99%) Test Automation
14 41 (13.99%) Non-Functional Testing
15 39 (13.31%) Regression Testing
16 38 (12.97%) SAP
16 38 (12.97%) User Acceptance Testing
17 37 (12.63%) Windows
18 36 (12.29%) SOAP
19 35 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (11.60%) Scrum
20 34 (11.60%) Automated Testing
21 33 (11.26%) TDD
22 32 (10.92%) Jenkins
23 31 (10.58%) Banking
23 31 (10.58%) .NET
23 31 (10.58%) C#

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (4.10%) OpenStack
2 11 (3.75%) CMS
3 8 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.71%) Apache
5 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.68%) IIS
7 2 (0.68%) JBoss
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.68%) Confluence
7 2 (0.68%) Jetty
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.75%) MS Office
1 11 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle Retail
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.68%) Primavera
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.34%) BASE24
3 1 (0.34%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.41%) GitHub
3 6 (2.05%) SaaS
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.78%) SAN
2 9 (3.07%) NAS
3 8 (2.73%) Wireshark
4 7 (2.39%) LDAP
5 5 (1.71%) VLAN
5 5 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (1.71%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.37%) Internet
6 4 (1.37%) HTTP
6 4 (1.37%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.68%) DNS
7 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.34%) RTSP
8 1 (0.34%) Firewall
8 1 (0.34%) DMZ
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) SSL
8 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.19%) MySQL
3 18 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.75%) Big Data
5 10 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) HBase
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.02%) DataStage
10 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.02%) DB2
10 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.02%) Impala
10 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 58 (19.80%) LoadRunner
2 49 (16.72%) Selenium
3 44 (15.02%) JMeter
4 32 (10.92%) Jenkins
5 28 (9.56%) Cucumber
6 27 (9.22%) JIRA
7 26 (8.87%) SoapUI
7 26 (8.87%) WebDriver
8 21 (7.17%) JUnit
9 18 (6.14%) Maven
10 17 (5.80%) Git (software)
11 16 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (4.44%) IntelliJ
13 12 (4.10%) HP UFT
13 12 (4.10%) NUnit
14 11 (3.75%) Eclipse
15 10 (3.41%) Hudson
16 9 (3.07%) Rhino Mocks
16 9 (3.07%) NCover
16 9 (3.07%) FxCop
General
1 59 (20.14%) Finance
2 31 (10.58%) Banking
3 17 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.12%) Retail
5 12 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.05%) Front Office
9 5 (1.71%) Games
10 4 (1.37%) Back Office
10 4 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (18.77%) Tester
2 49 (16.72%) Analyst
3 47 (16.04%) Developer
4 45 (15.36%) Test Analyst
5 39 (13.31%) Test Manager
6 25 (8.53%) Architect
7 23 (7.85%) Test Engineer
8 22 (7.51%) Performance Analyst
8 22 (7.51%) Test Leader
9 21 (7.17%) Performance Test Analyst
10 16 (5.46%) Consultant
11 14 (4.78%) C++ Developer
11 14 (4.78%) Technical Tester
12 12 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.75%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
14 10 (3.41%) Non-Functional Tester
14 10 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.41%) Performance Tester
14 10 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
15 9 (3.07%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.29%) SOAP
2 31 (10.58%) .NET
3 30 (10.24%) Web Services
3 30 (10.24%) Middleware
4 23 (7.85%) HTML
5 20 (6.83%) XML
6 17 (5.80%) ASP.NET
7 16 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (3.41%) REST
9 10 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (3.41%) WinForms
9 10 (3.41%) WCF
9 10 (3.41%) WPF
10 9 (3.07%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (2.73%) CSS
12 7 (2.39%) JSON
12 7 (2.39%) Servlets
13 6 (2.05%) Gherkin
13 6 (2.05%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.05%) EMC VNX
4 6 (2.05%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (2.05%) Replication
4 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.71%) CLARiiON
5 5 (1.71%) FlexPod
5 5 (1.71%) User Experience
5 5 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.37%) FMCG
6 4 (1.37%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.02%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.33%) UNIX
1 42 (14.33%) Linux
2 37 (12.63%) Windows
3 6 (2.05%) AIX
4 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (1.37%) CentOS
5 4 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.84%) Test Scripting
3 46 (15.70%) Test Strategy
4 41 (13.99%) Test Automation
4 41 (13.99%) Non-Functional Testing
5 39 (13.31%) Regression Testing
6 38 (12.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (11.60%) Automated Testing
8 34 (11.60%) Scrum
9 33 (11.26%) TDD
10 27 (9.22%) E-Commerce
11 26 (8.87%) Integration Testing
11 26 (8.87%) Test Management
12 25 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (6.83%) Unit Testing
13 20 (6.83%) BDD
13 20 (6.83%) Low Latency
14 19 (6.48%) Test Planning
14 19 (6.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.30%) Java
2 68 (23.21%) SQL
3 31 (10.58%) C#
4 20 (6.83%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.46%) PHP
6 15 (5.12%) Ruby
7 14 (4.78%) C++
8 12 (4.10%) Python
9 8 (2.73%) Perl
10 6 (2.05%) BeanShell
11 5 (1.71%) Groovy
11 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.02%) C
13 3 (1.02%) Scala
13 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.02%) VB
14 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.68%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 29 (9.90%) ISEB
1 29 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.87%) ISTQB
3 23 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.12%) Degree
5 9 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.71%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.37%) CCNA
8 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) GNVQ
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (24.91%) QA
2 10 (3.41%) GxP
2 10 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.39%) NFS
3 6 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.71%) Docker
4 5 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.71%) SRDF
4 5 (1.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (1.71%) vSphere
4 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.34%) HDFS
6 1 (0.34%) GPFS
6 1 (0.34%) NET24-XPNET
6 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (8.87%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.73%) Nessus
3 5 (1.71%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.71%) EMC VPLEX
3 5 (1.71%) SnapMirror
3 5 (1.71%) SnapVault
4 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.02%) Ansible
5 2 (0.68%) logstash
5 2 (0.68%) Kibana
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.34%) Chukwa
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (15.02%) Oracle
2 43 (14.68%) HP
3 38 (12.97%) SAP
4 27 (9.22%) Microsoft
5 23 (7.85%) VMware
6 16 (5.46%) IBM
6 16 (5.46%) Sybase
7 11 (3.75%) SOASTA, Inc
8 8 (2.73%) Dell
9 6 (2.05%) EMC
9 6 (2.05%) Sun
9 6 (2.05%) NetApp
9 6 (2.05%) Brocade
10 5 (1.71%) PlateSpin
10 5 (1.71%) Fujitsu
10 5 (1.71%) Veeam
10 5 (1.71%) NetIQ
10 5 (1.71%) Symantec
10 5 (1.71%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.71%) Cisco
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