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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / London
Rank 317 308 322
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 89 117 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 71 65
Median daily rate £425 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +59.72%

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
16515 17982 17500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.01% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11965 12881 12456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 209 204
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -4 11 £475 +11.76% 11
Croydon -2 2 £383 +4.08%
Uxbridge - 2 £288 -
Greenwich - 2 £418 -
Heathrow - 2 £403 -
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £365 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (33.16%) Selenium
3 49 (25.39%) QA
4 42 (21.76%) Java
5 40 (20.73%) JavaScript
6 39 (20.21%) SQL
7 34 (17.62%) HTML
7 34 (17.62%) Scrum
8 33 (17.10%) JMeter
8 33 (17.10%) Test Automation
9 30 (15.54%) Test Scripting
10 29 (15.03%) BDD
10 29 (15.03%) C#
10 29 (15.03%) Linux
10 29 (15.03%) Finance
10 29 (15.03%) JIRA
11 27 (13.99%) REST
11 27 (13.99%) Jenkins
11 27 (13.99%) Automation Testing
12 26 (13.47%) Test Strategy
12 26 (13.47%) LoadRunner
13 25 (12.95%) Cucumber
14 24 (12.44%) HTML5
15 23 (11.92%) Regression Testing
15 23 (11.92%) TDD
16 22 (11.40%) Banking
16 22 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (11.40%) Functional Testing
17 21 (10.88%) Kanban
17 21 (10.88%) Automated 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 6 (3.11%) Drupal
1 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.59%) Confluence
3 4 (2.07%) CMS
3 4 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.55%) nginx
5 2 (1.04%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.52%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.52%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.52%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.63%) PaaS
4 6 (3.11%) Office 365
5 4 (2.07%) GitHub
5 4 (2.07%) IaaS
6 3 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.25%) HTTP
2 4 (2.07%) DMZ
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.52%) Extranet
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (4.66%) HBase
3 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.11%) MySQL
6 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.55%) Big Data
8 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.04%) OLTP
9 2 (1.04%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 64 (33.16%) Selenium
2 33 (17.10%) JMeter
3 29 (15.03%) JIRA
4 27 (13.99%) Jenkins
5 26 (13.47%) LoadRunner
6 25 (12.95%) Cucumber
7 20 (10.36%) WebDriver
8 18 (9.33%) Git (software)
9 15 (7.77%) JUnit
10 11 (5.70%) NeoLoad
11 10 (5.18%) HP UFT
11 10 (5.18%) Maven
11 10 (5.18%) SoapUI
12 9 (4.66%) Visual Studio
13 8 (4.15%) SpecFlow
14 7 (3.63%) Mocha
15 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
15 6 (3.11%) WebLOAD
16 5 (2.59%) Mockito
16 5 (2.59%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (15.03%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Banking
3 12 (6.22%) Retail
4 11 (5.70%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.59%) Front Office
6 4 (2.07%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.55%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Marketing
8 2 (1.04%) Billing
8 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.04%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (27.46%) Tester
2 31 (16.06%) Developer
3 25 (12.95%) Analyst
4 24 (12.44%) Test Analyst
5 17 (8.81%) Performance Tester
5 17 (8.81%) Test Engineer
6 16 (8.29%) Automation Tester
7 14 (7.25%) Test Manager
8 11 (5.70%) QA Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) QA Tester
9 8 (4.15%) Architect
9 8 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.63%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) Performance Test Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.11%) Digital Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.62%) HTML
2 27 (13.99%) REST
3 24 (12.44%) HTML5
4 18 (9.33%) AngularJS
5 17 (8.81%) .NET
6 14 (7.25%) CSS
6 14 (7.25%) Node.js
6 14 (7.25%) RESTful
6 14 (7.25%) SOAP
7 13 (6.74%) Web Services
8 10 (5.18%) jQuery
9 9 (4.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (4.66%) WinForms
9 9 (4.66%) WPF
10 8 (4.15%) CSS3
10 8 (4.15%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (3.11%) Middleware
12 5 (2.59%) JSON
12 5 (2.59%) MSMQ
12 5 (2.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) Equities
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
7 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.52%) PDA
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.03%) Linux
2 17 (8.81%) Unix
3 10 (5.18%) Windows
4 7 (3.63%) Android
4 7 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.63%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.59%) Solaris
6 3 (1.55%) CentOS
6 3 (1.55%) SUSE
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.62%) Scrum
3 33 (17.10%) Test Automation
4 30 (15.54%) Test Scripting
5 29 (15.03%) BDD
6 27 (13.99%) Automation Testing
7 26 (13.47%) Test Strategy
8 23 (11.92%) Regression Testing
8 23 (11.92%) TDD
9 22 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.40%) Functional Testing
10 21 (10.88%) Automated Testing
10 21 (10.88%) Kanban
11 19 (9.84%) Integration Testing
12 18 (9.33%) E-Commerce
12 18 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (8.81%) Microservices
14 16 (8.29%) DevOps
14 16 (8.29%) Non-Functional Testing
15 14 (7.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.76%) Java
2 40 (20.73%) JavaScript
3 39 (20.21%) SQL
4 29 (15.03%) C#
5 15 (7.77%) Python
6 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.15%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.15%) Ruby
8 7 (3.63%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.11%) PHP
10 5 (2.59%) Perl
11 4 (2.07%) Scala
12 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.55%) C++
12 3 (1.55%) ES6
12 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.04%) C
13 2 (1.04%) Clojure
13 2 (1.04%) Groovy
14 1 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (5.18%) Degree
2 7 (3.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) ISEB
5 4 (2.07%) CCNA
5 4 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.07%) MCSD
5 4 (2.07%) MCSE
5 4 (2.07%) MCTS
5 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.07%) PMP
6 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (25.39%) QA
2 6 (3.11%) SDET
3 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.04%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (5.18%) Active Directory
1 10 (5.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) iptables
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (2.07%) Grafana
1 4 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.07%) Puppet
2 3 (1.55%) Ansible
2 3 (1.55%) Graphite
2 3 (1.55%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.55%) Kibana
2 3 (1.55%) logstash
2 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.55%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.55%) rkt
2 3 (1.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.04%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.04%) OpenView
3 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.52%) Ambari
4 1 (0.52%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.52%) nmon
Vendors
1 17 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.29%) Oracle
3 11 (5.70%) AppDynamics
4 9 (4.66%) Citrix
5 7 (3.63%) HP
5 7 (3.63%) SAP
6 6 (3.11%) IBM
7 5 (2.59%) CA
8 4 (2.07%) Informatica
9 3 (1.55%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.55%) Solace
9 3 (1.55%) Splunk
9 3 (1.55%) Talarian
9 3 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.04%) BMC
10 2 (1.04%) Sybase
10 2 (1.04%) VMware
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