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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 287 249 281
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +32
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 103 161 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.91% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 124 81
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.29 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +16.53%
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
17784 17779 17001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.28% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12516 12755 11670
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 226 269
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -12 28 £500 +42.85% 5
Brentford +3 5 £450 +5.88%
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Feltham - 1 £365 -
Hendon - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 73 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.16%) SQL
3 55 (27.64%) Java
4 46 (23.12%) QA
5 45 (22.61%) Finance
6 43 (21.61%) Linux
7 42 (21.11%) Oracle
8 39 (19.60%) Selenium
9 38 (19.10%) Windows
10 36 (18.09%) Test Scripting
11 34 (17.09%) Test Strategy
12 29 (14.57%) Banking
12 29 (14.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (13.57%) TDD
14 26 (13.07%) Regression Testing
14 26 (13.07%) Scrum
14 26 (13.07%) LoadRunner
14 26 (13.07%) SAP
14 26 (13.07%) Web Services
14 26 (13.07%) C#
14 26 (13.07%) JIRA
15 25 (12.56%) Cucumber
15 25 (12.56%) .NET
16 24 (12.06%) Test Automation
17 23 (11.56%) MySQL
17 23 (11.56%) JMeter
17 23 (11.56%) SDLC
18 22 (11.06%) SQL Server
19 21 (10.55%) HP Quality Center
19 21 (10.55%) WebDriver

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (5.53%) IIS
1 11 (5.53%) JBoss
1 11 (5.53%) Apache
2 10 (5.03%) CMS
2 10 (5.03%) Jetty
3 9 (4.52%) Confluence
3 9 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.51%) FileNet
6 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.51%) Moodle
8 2 (1.01%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.01%) SAS
9 1 (0.50%) CICS
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.50%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (5.53%) MS Office
1 11 (5.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.01%) BASE24
2 2 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.50%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) GitHub
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.53%) HTTP
2 10 (5.03%) LAN
2 10 (5.03%) WAN
3 9 (4.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.51%) DNS
4 5 (2.51%) SAN
5 4 (2.01%) NAS
5 4 (2.01%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.51%) SSH
6 3 (1.51%) Firewall
7 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.01%) LDAP
8 1 (0.50%) ATM
8 1 (0.50%) Broadband
8 1 (0.50%) VPN
8 1 (0.50%) DMZ
8 1 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.50%) AMQP
8 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.56%) MySQL
2 22 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.02%) DB2
3 8 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.02%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.02%) KDB
4 6 (3.02%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.01%) DataStage
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.50%) HBase
9 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (19.60%) Selenium
2 26 (13.07%) LoadRunner
2 26 (13.07%) JIRA
3 25 (12.56%) Cucumber
4 23 (11.56%) JMeter
5 21 (10.55%) WebDriver
6 16 (8.04%) Git (software)
7 13 (6.53%) Jenkins
8 12 (6.03%) Visual Studio
9 11 (5.53%) NeoLoad
10 9 (4.52%) JUnit
11 8 (4.02%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (4.02%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.52%) SpecFlow
12 7 (3.52%) Maven
13 5 (2.51%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.51%) FishEye
13 5 (2.51%) Mockito
13 5 (2.51%) Hamcrest
13 5 (2.51%) VisualVM
General
1 45 (22.61%) Finance
2 29 (14.57%) Banking
3 16 (8.04%) Retail
4 15 (7.54%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.51%) Games
6 4 (2.01%) Front Office
7 3 (1.51%) Back Office
7 3 (1.51%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.51%) Online Betting
8 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.59%) Tester
2 32 (16.08%) Developer
3 29 (14.57%) Analyst
4 28 (14.07%) Test Manager
5 26 (13.07%) Test Analyst
6 20 (10.05%) Performance Tester
7 15 (7.54%) Architect
8 11 (5.53%) Consultant
9 10 (5.03%) Test Leader
10 8 (4.02%) SAP Manager
11 7 (3.52%) Performance Test Analyst
11 7 (3.52%) SAP Test Manager
11 7 (3.52%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Performance Analyst
12 6 (3.02%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.02%) Scala Developer
13 5 (2.51%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.51%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.51%) QA Tester
14 4 (2.01%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.07%) Web Services
2 25 (12.56%) .NET
3 18 (9.05%) HTML
4 17 (8.54%) XML
5 12 (6.03%) JSON
6 10 (5.03%) SOAP
7 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.52%) Middleware
8 7 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (3.02%) Gherkin
9 6 (3.02%) Akka
9 6 (3.02%) Sensu
9 6 (3.02%) GWT
9 6 (3.02%) OAuth
9 6 (3.02%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.51%) CSS
10 5 (2.51%) JDBC
10 5 (2.51%) RESTful
10 5 (2.51%) Spring
10 5 (2.51%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.03%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.02%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.02%) Video on Demand
5 5 (2.51%) Online Games
5 5 (2.51%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.01%) User Experience
6 4 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.51%) iPad
7 3 (1.51%) Handset
7 3 (1.51%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.01%) APACS
8 2 (1.01%) Equities
8 2 (1.01%) VLE
8 2 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.61%) Linux
2 38 (19.10%) Windows
3 19 (9.55%) UNIX
4 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.52%) Android
5 6 (3.02%) CentOS
6 5 (2.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.51%) AIX
8 3 (1.51%) webOS
9 1 (0.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.09%) Test Scripting
3 34 (17.09%) Test Strategy
4 29 (14.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (13.57%) TDD
6 26 (13.07%) Scrum
6 26 (13.07%) Regression Testing
7 24 (12.06%) Test Automation
8 23 (11.56%) SDLC
9 20 (10.05%) Test Management
10 19 (9.55%) Integration Testing
11 18 (9.05%) Automated Testing
12 16 (8.04%) Waterfall
12 16 (8.04%) BDD
13 15 (7.54%) Multithreading
13 15 (7.54%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (6.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 12 (6.03%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (6.03%) V-Model
15 12 (6.03%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (31.16%) SQL
2 55 (27.64%) Java
3 26 (13.07%) C#
4 17 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.04%) Perl
5 16 (8.04%) Ruby
6 14 (7.04%) C++
6 14 (7.04%) C
7 13 (6.53%) PHP
8 11 (5.53%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.03%) Python
10 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.02%) Scala
12 7 (3.52%) Groovy
13 6 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.51%) VBScript
14 3 (1.51%) COBOL
15 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.01%) JCL
15 2 (1.01%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 18 (9.05%) ISEB
2 14 (7.04%) Degree
2 14 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.53%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.52%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.01%) CCNA
6 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.50%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.12%) QA
2 4 (2.01%) GxP
2 4 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (3.52%) Docker
2 6 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.51%) vSphere
4 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.01%) KVM
5 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (10.55%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.51%) Puppet
3 3 (1.51%) Ansible
4 2 (1.01%) nmon
4 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.01%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.50%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.50%) logstash
5 1 (0.50%) Salt
5 1 (0.50%) Kibana
5 1 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 42 (21.11%) Oracle
2 26 (13.07%) SAP
3 19 (9.55%) HP
4 15 (7.54%) IBM
5 14 (7.04%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.03%) VMware
7 9 (4.52%) TIBCO
8 7 (3.52%) Akamai
9 6 (3.02%) Solace
10 5 (2.51%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.51%) Remedy
10 5 (2.51%) Perforce
10 5 (2.51%) Sybase
11 4 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.01%) Talarian
12 3 (1.51%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.51%) Splunk
12 3 (1.51%) webMethods
12 3 (1.51%) Sun
13 2 (1.01%) EMC
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