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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / London
Rank 302 317 269
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 95 88 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.43% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 93
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +100.00%

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
16365 17295 16935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.53% 84.25% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11791 12229 12258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 207 191
Median hourly rate £30.43 £25.94 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +26.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -9 12 £450 +14.28% 3
Croydon -10 2 £383 -0.64%
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 £288 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £418 - 1
Feltham - 1 £450 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 106 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.96%) Selenium
3 57 (26.03%) QA
4 54 (24.66%) Java
5 47 (21.46%) JavaScript
6 45 (20.55%) JMeter
6 45 (20.55%) Jenkins
7 44 (20.09%) SQL
7 44 (20.09%) HTML
8 42 (19.18%) Test Automation
9 39 (17.81%) Scrum
10 37 (16.89%) Test Scripting
10 37 (16.89%) Automation Testing
10 37 (16.89%) Cucumber
11 35 (15.98%) Finance
12 34 (15.53%) JIRA
13 33 (15.07%) REST
14 32 (14.61%) LoadRunner
15 31 (14.16%) Banking
15 31 (14.16%) HTML5
16 30 (13.70%) BDD
16 30 (13.70%) Git (software)
17 29 (13.24%) Regression Testing
18 28 (12.79%) C#
18 28 (12.79%) SQL Server
18 28 (12.79%) Web Services
19 27 (12.33%) Linux
20 26 (11.87%) Oracle
20 26 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (9.59%) 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 12 (5.48%) Confluence
2 6 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (2.74%) Drupal
2 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.83%) CMS
4 4 (1.83%) FileNet
4 4 (1.83%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.83%) nginx
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.37%) Apache
5 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.91%) IIS
6 2 (0.91%) JBoss
6 2 (0.91%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Mingle
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.46%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.46%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.46%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.11%) GitHub
1 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (4.11%) PaaS
2 8 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.74%) IaaS
3 6 (2.74%) Office 365
4 3 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.91%) CloudBees
5 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.76%) HTTP
2 4 (1.83%) DMZ
3 3 (1.37%) Firewall
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.91%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) Extranet
5 1 (0.46%) FTP
5 1 (0.46%) Intranet
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.65%) HBase
3 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.20%) MySQL
4 7 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.83%) Big Data
6 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.83%) OLTP
6 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.91%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 70 (31.96%) Selenium
2 45 (20.55%) Jenkins
2 45 (20.55%) JMeter
3 37 (16.89%) Cucumber
4 34 (15.53%) JIRA
5 32 (14.61%) LoadRunner
6 30 (13.70%) Git (software)
7 20 (9.13%) JUnit
8 19 (8.68%) WebDriver
9 15 (6.85%) NeoLoad
10 14 (6.39%) Maven
11 10 (4.57%) SpecFlow
12 9 (4.11%) Appium
12 9 (4.11%) HP UFT
13 8 (3.65%) SoapUI
13 8 (3.65%) Visual Studio
14 7 (3.20%) Jasmine
15 6 (2.74%) NUnit
15 6 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (2.74%) WebLOAD
General
1 35 (15.98%) Finance
2 31 (14.16%) Banking
3 14 (6.39%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.48%) Retail
5 5 (2.28%) Front Office
5 5 (2.28%) Publishing
6 4 (1.83%) Marketing
6 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.37%) Advertising
7 3 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.37%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Billing
8 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (28.77%) Tester
2 41 (18.72%) Developer
3 28 (12.79%) Test Engineer
4 23 (10.50%) Performance Tester
5 21 (9.59%) Analyst
5 21 (9.59%) Automation Tester
6 20 (9.13%) Test Analyst
7 15 (6.85%) Test Manager
8 14 (6.39%) QA Tester
9 10 (4.57%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.11%) Architect
10 9 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.11%) QA Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) Developer in Test
12 7 (3.20%) Performance Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Applications Tester
13 6 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (2.74%) QA Analyst
13 6 (2.74%) Senior Test Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.09%) HTML
2 33 (15.07%) REST
3 31 (14.16%) HTML5
4 28 (12.79%) Web Services
5 21 (9.59%) .NET
6 20 (9.13%) CSS
7 19 (8.68%) Node.js
7 19 (8.68%) SOAP
8 18 (8.22%) AngularJS
9 14 (6.39%) JSON
9 14 (6.39%) RESTful
10 13 (5.94%) CSS3
11 12 (5.48%) jQuery
12 10 (4.57%) Middleware
13 9 (4.11%) XML
14 8 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.65%) WinForms
14 8 (3.65%) WPF
15 7 (3.20%) Gherkin
15 7 (3.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.83%) Statistics
6 3 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.37%) PKI
6 3 (1.37%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) Equities
7 2 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.91%) iPad
7 2 (0.91%) IVR
7 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.91%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.33%) Linux
2 18 (8.22%) Unix
3 15 (6.85%) Windows
4 8 (3.65%) Solaris
5 7 (3.20%) Android
5 7 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.37%) CentOS
7 3 (1.37%) SUSE
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.18%) Test Automation
3 39 (17.81%) Scrum
4 37 (16.89%) Automation Testing
4 37 (16.89%) Test Scripting
5 30 (13.70%) BDD
6 29 (13.24%) Regression Testing
7 26 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (9.59%) Automated Testing
8 21 (9.59%) Exploratory Testing
8 21 (9.59%) Functional Testing
9 20 (9.13%) Kanban
9 20 (9.13%) Non-Functional Testing
9 20 (9.13%) TDD
9 20 (9.13%) Test Strategy
10 19 (8.68%) Open Source
10 19 (8.68%) Software Testing
11 17 (7.76%) Integration Testing
12 15 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.66%) Java
2 47 (21.46%) JavaScript
3 44 (20.09%) SQL
4 28 (12.79%) C#
5 13 (5.94%) Ruby
6 11 (5.02%) Python
7 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.28%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.28%) PHP
8 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.83%) Perl
10 3 (1.37%) C++
10 3 (1.37%) Groovy
10 3 (1.37%) Scala
11 2 (0.91%) Clojure
11 2 (0.91%) ES6
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) Go
12 1 (0.46%) R
12 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) Degree
2 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.48%) ISEB
4 11 (5.02%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.28%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.28%) PMP
8 4 (1.83%) CCNA
8 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.83%) MCSD
8 4 (1.83%) MCSE
8 4 (1.83%) MCTS
8 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (26.03%) QA
2 9 (4.11%) SDET
3 6 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.91%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.20%) Docker
3 6 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.46%) HDFS
5 1 (0.46%) iptables
5 1 (0.46%) NFS
5 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) Graphite
1 6 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (2.74%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (1.83%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.37%) Ansible
3 3 (1.37%) Grafana
3 3 (1.37%) Kibana
3 3 (1.37%) logstash
3 3 (1.37%) OpenView
3 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.37%) Perfmon
3 3 (1.37%) rkt
3 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.46%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (11.87%) Oracle
2 20 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.76%) AppDynamics
4 10 (4.57%) HP
5 9 (4.11%) SAP
6 8 (3.65%) Citrix
7 7 (3.20%) IBM
7 7 (3.20%) VMware
8 5 (2.28%) CA
8 5 (2.28%) Sybase
9 4 (1.83%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.37%) BMC
10 3 (1.37%) Guidewire
10 3 (1.37%) Mercator
10 3 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.37%) Solace
10 3 (1.37%) Splunk
10 3 (1.37%) Sun
10 3 (1.37%) Talarian
10 3 (1.37%) TIBCO
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