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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 255 291 283
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 164 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 88 80
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£430 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.77% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £314 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
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
19127 19366 18283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.63% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13869 13562 12477
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 230 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +33 43 £425 +6.25% 15
Ealing - 1 £250 -
Paddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 111 (33.84%) SQL
2 108 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (26.52%) Java
4 80 (24.39%) Linux
5 63 (19.21%) Windows
6 61 (18.60%) QA
7 58 (17.68%) .NET
8 56 (17.07%) Finance
9 55 (16.77%) Selenium
10 52 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 50 (15.24%) Test Scripting
12 49 (14.94%) Oracle
13 47 (14.33%) LoadRunner
14 42 (12.80%) C#
15 40 (12.20%) Scrum
15 40 (12.20%) TDD
15 40 (12.20%) Banking
16 38 (11.59%) Test Strategy
17 36 (10.98%) JMeter
18 34 (10.37%) Jenkins
19 32 (9.76%) UNIX
19 32 (9.76%) Cucumber
20 31 (9.45%) Web Services
20 31 (9.45%) Shell Script
20 31 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (8.84%) Microsoft
21 29 (8.84%) Degree
22 27 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (8.23%) Investment Banking
22 27 (8.23%) Bash Shell

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 20 (6.10%) Apache
2 14 (4.27%) JBoss
2 14 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.35%) Moodle
4 10 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (1.52%) Confluence
7 5 (1.52%) SAS
8 4 (1.22%) IIS
8 4 (1.22%) CMS
8 4 (1.22%) nginx
9 3 (0.91%) Node.js
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.61%) Documentum
10 2 (0.61%) Jetty
10 2 (0.61%) Drupal
10 2 (0.61%) Escenic
11 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS Project
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) BASE24
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.30%) RMDS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.32%) SaaS
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) GitHub
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.79%) HTTP
3 15 (4.57%) DNS
4 12 (3.66%) SSL
4 12 (3.66%) Wireshark
5 11 (3.35%) SSH
5 11 (3.35%) Ethernet
6 8 (2.44%) Firewall
6 8 (2.44%) tcpdump
7 7 (2.13%) Internet
8 6 (1.83%) LDAP
9 5 (1.52%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.52%) LAN
9 5 (1.52%) WAN
10 4 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.61%) SAN
12 2 (0.61%) SNMP
12 2 (0.61%) GSM
12 2 (0.61%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.01%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.71%) MySQL
4 11 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.52%) Base SAS
7 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.61%) KDB
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.30%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 55 (16.77%) Selenium
2 47 (14.33%) LoadRunner
3 36 (10.98%) JMeter
4 34 (10.37%) Jenkins
5 32 (9.76%) Cucumber
6 26 (7.93%) Git (software)
6 26 (7.93%) JIRA
7 24 (7.32%) WebDriver
8 19 (5.79%) Visual Studio
9 18 (5.49%) Subversion
10 17 (5.18%) FitNesse
10 17 (5.18%) JUnit
11 15 (4.57%) Maven
12 14 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (3.35%) SoapUI
14 10 (3.05%) NUnit
15 8 (2.44%) Toad
16 7 (2.13%) Fiddler
16 7 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (2.13%) Ant
General
1 56 (17.07%) Finance
2 40 (12.20%) Banking
3 27 (8.23%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.79%) Games
5 18 (5.49%) Retail
6 10 (3.05%) Front Office
7 7 (2.13%) Law
7 7 (2.13%) Publishing
8 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.91%) Legal
11 2 (0.61%) Marketing
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.30%) International Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (21.95%) Developer
2 62 (18.90%) Analyst
3 54 (16.46%) Tester
4 43 (13.11%) Test Analyst
5 27 (8.23%) Performance Tester
6 23 (7.01%) Test Manager
7 22 (6.71%) Test Engineer
8 18 (5.49%) Performance Engineer
9 16 (4.88%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.57%) Performance Analyst
11 14 (4.27%) Consultant
12 13 (3.96%) Performance Test Analyst
13 12 (3.66%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.66%) Test Leader
14 11 (3.35%) DBA
15 10 (3.05%) Automation Tester
16 9 (2.74%) Service Manager
16 9 (2.74%) Quality Manager
17 8 (2.44%) Business Analyst
17 8 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.68%) .NET
2 31 (9.45%) Web Services
3 25 (7.62%) ASP.NET
4 21 (6.40%) HTML
5 18 (5.49%) XML
6 13 (3.96%) REST
6 13 (3.96%) Middleware
7 12 (3.66%) SOAP
8 11 (3.35%) Regular Expression
9 10 (3.05%) CSS
10 9 (2.74%) J2EE
11 8 (2.44%) Spring
12 7 (2.13%) JSON
12 7 (2.13%) JMX
13 6 (1.83%) JMS
13 6 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (1.83%) RESTful
14 5 (1.52%) Hibernate
14 5 (1.52%) Worklight
15 4 (1.22%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (5.79%) Client/Server
4 16 (4.88%) Open Source
5 10 (3.05%) E-Learning
5 10 (3.05%) Fixed Income
5 10 (3.05%) User Experience
6 9 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.74%) iPhone
7 8 (2.44%) Spread Betting
8 7 (2.13%) Market Risk
8 7 (2.13%) Online Games
8 7 (2.13%) VLE
8 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.83%) PMI
9 6 (1.83%) Tandem
10 5 (1.52%) APACS
10 5 (1.52%) EMV
11 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.39%) Linux
2 63 (19.21%) Windows
3 32 (9.76%) UNIX
4 20 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.57%) CentOS
6 14 (4.27%) Android
7 12 (3.66%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.74%) AIX
9 6 (1.83%) SUSE
10 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.52%) Solaris
11 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 50 (15.24%) Test Scripting
4 40 (12.20%) Scrum
4 40 (12.20%) TDD
5 38 (11.59%) Test Strategy
6 27 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (8.23%) Test Automation
6 27 (8.23%) Performance Engineering
7 26 (7.93%) System Testing
7 26 (7.93%) Test Management
8 22 (6.71%) Regression Testing
9 21 (6.40%) Multithreading
9 21 (6.40%) Integration Testing
9 21 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (6.10%) BDD
10 20 (6.10%) Waterfall
10 20 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (5.79%) Project Management
11 19 (5.79%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 111 (33.84%) SQL
2 87 (26.52%) Java
3 42 (12.80%) C#
4 31 (9.45%) Shell Script
5 27 (8.23%) Bash Shell
6 25 (7.62%) Perl
7 24 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.10%) C++
8 20 (6.10%) JavaScript
9 18 (5.49%) Python
10 14 (4.27%) Ruby
11 13 (3.96%) PHP
12 11 (3.35%) sed
13 7 (2.13%) Groovy
14 6 (1.83%) Jython
15 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.22%) Clojure
16 3 (0.91%) VB
16 3 (0.91%) C
17 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (8.84%) Degree
2 15 (4.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.57%) ISEB
3 13 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.66%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (18.60%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (3.05%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) KVM
5 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (5.49%) Puppet
1 18 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.52%) SCOM
4 5 (1.52%) Nagios
4 5 (1.52%) Salt
5 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.91%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.91%) Ansible
6 2 (0.61%) Nessus
6 2 (0.61%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.30%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 49 (14.94%) Oracle
2 29 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.49%) HP
4 17 (5.18%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.96%) VMware
6 8 (2.44%) IBM
7 7 (2.13%) SAP
8 5 (1.52%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.52%) Akamai
8 5 (1.52%) Citrix
8 5 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.22%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.91%) Aquila
10 3 (0.91%) Adobe
10 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.91%) EMC
10 3 (0.91%) Siebel
10 3 (0.91%) Green Hat
11 2 (0.61%) New Relic
11 2 (0.61%) Demandware
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