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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 323 314 255
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -59
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 106 103 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 70 124
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
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
18514 18318 18329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.96% 80.96% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13544 12887 13134
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 258 228
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.30 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -3.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £78.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 15 £400 -20.00% 8
Croydon -4 6 £438 -12.50% 1
Brentford +3 2 - -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 103 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.25%) LoadRunner
3 59 (26.46%) SQL
4 56 (25.11%) Java
5 50 (22.42%) Non-Functional Testing
6 47 (21.08%) JIRA
6 47 (21.08%) Selenium
7 45 (20.18%) Scrum
8 43 (19.28%) JMeter
8 43 (19.28%) Finance
8 43 (19.28%) Functional Testing
9 42 (18.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 41 (18.39%) QA
10 41 (18.39%) Automation Testing
11 39 (17.49%) Linux
12 38 (17.04%) Cucumber
13 37 (16.59%) HP
13 37 (16.59%) Banking
14 36 (16.14%) Test Strategy
15 33 (14.80%) XML
15 33 (14.80%) Integration Testing
16 29 (13.00%) Test Management
17 28 (12.56%) Test Scripting
17 28 (12.56%) Unix
18 27 (12.11%) Web Services
18 27 (12.11%) C#
18 27 (12.11%) BDD
19 26 (11.66%) Security Cleared
19 26 (11.66%) Git (software)
19 26 (11.66%) Regression 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 13 (5.83%) Confluence
2 5 (2.24%) JBoss
3 4 (1.79%) Apache
4 3 (1.35%) Jetty
4 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.90%) CICS
5 2 (0.90%) nginx
5 2 (0.90%) Node.js
5 2 (0.90%) SAS
5 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Drupal
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) Moodle
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) MS Project
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Mingle
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) GitHub
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.90%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.52%) HTTP
2 8 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.69%) Internet
4 5 (2.24%) SMTP
4 5 (2.24%) VPN
5 4 (1.79%) Firewall
5 4 (1.79%) SAN
6 3 (1.35%) Extranet
6 3 (1.35%) Intranet
6 3 (1.35%) LDAP
7 2 (0.90%) BGP
7 2 (0.90%) FTP
7 2 (0.90%) LAN
7 2 (0.90%) NAS
7 2 (0.90%) SNA
7 2 (0.90%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.90%) WAN
7 2 (0.90%) WebEx
8 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.14%) MySQL
3 6 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.90%) MS Access
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.90%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (28.25%) LoadRunner
2 47 (21.08%) JIRA
2 47 (21.08%) Selenium
3 43 (19.28%) JMeter
4 38 (17.04%) Cucumber
5 26 (11.66%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.07%) Gatling
6 18 (8.07%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.17%) Subversion
8 14 (6.28%) HP UFT
8 14 (6.28%) SoapUI
8 14 (6.28%) Visual Studio
8 14 (6.28%) WebDriver
9 12 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.93%) SpecFlow
11 10 (4.48%) JUnit
12 7 (3.14%) NeoLoad
13 6 (2.69%) Capybara
13 6 (2.69%) LoadUI
14 5 (2.24%) Gerrit
General
1 43 (19.28%) Finance
2 37 (16.59%) Banking
3 13 (5.83%) Retail
4 11 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.04%) Games
6 8 (3.59%) Front Office
7 4 (1.79%) Advertising
7 4 (1.79%) Legal
7 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.35%) Billing
8 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.90%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (23.77%) Tester
2 49 (21.97%) Analyst
3 45 (20.18%) Test Analyst
4 34 (15.25%) Test Manager
5 20 (8.97%) Performance Analyst
6 19 (8.52%) Automation Tester
7 18 (8.07%) Performance Test Analyst
8 17 (7.62%) Developer
8 17 (7.62%) Performance Tester
9 13 (5.83%) Test Engineer
10 11 (4.93%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (4.48%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
12 9 (4.04%) Performance Engineer
13 8 (3.59%) Agile Tester
13 8 (3.59%) Architect
13 8 (3.59%) Java Developer
14 7 (3.14%) Test Leader
15 6 (2.69%) Performance Manager
15 6 (2.69%) Performance Test Manager
15 6 (2.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.80%) XML
2 27 (12.11%) Web Services
3 20 (8.97%) .NET
4 16 (7.17%) SOAP
5 15 (6.73%) JSON
6 10 (4.48%) Gherkin
7 9 (4.04%) HTML
8 7 (3.14%) Middleware
9 5 (2.24%) JMS
9 5 (2.24%) JMX
9 5 (2.24%) JSP
9 5 (2.24%) REST
10 4 (1.79%) Ajax
10 4 (1.79%) Swing
10 4 (1.79%) XML Messaging
11 3 (1.35%) CSS
11 3 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.90%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.90%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (2.69%) IVR
3 6 (2.69%) Smartcard
4 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.35%) Biometrics
5 3 (1.35%) Derivative
5 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.35%) Replication
6 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.90%) IBM XIV
6 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.90%) Online Games
6 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Statistics
6 2 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.49%) Linux
2 28 (12.56%) Unix
3 24 (10.76%) Windows
4 5 (2.24%) Solaris
5 4 (1.79%) CentOS
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.90%) AIX
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.90%) VMS
8 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.42%) Non-Functional Testing
3 45 (20.18%) Scrum
4 43 (19.28%) Functional Testing
5 42 (18.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 41 (18.39%) Automation Testing
7 36 (16.14%) Test Strategy
8 33 (14.80%) Integration Testing
9 29 (13.00%) Test Management
10 28 (12.56%) Test Scripting
11 27 (12.11%) BDD
12 26 (11.66%) Regression Testing
13 25 (11.21%) TDD
14 24 (10.76%) Test Automation
15 23 (10.31%) SDLC
16 21 (9.42%) Defect Management
17 19 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (8.52%) Manual Testing
17 19 (8.52%) System Testing
17 19 (8.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.46%) SQL
2 56 (25.11%) Java
3 27 (12.11%) C#
4 18 (8.07%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.73%) Python
6 14 (6.28%) Ruby
7 8 (3.59%) Perl
8 7 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.69%) C
9 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.24%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.24%) VBA
11 4 (1.79%) C++
11 4 (1.79%) VB
12 3 (1.35%) Groovy
12 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.90%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.90%) Scala
13 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.17%) ISEB
3 16 (7.17%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.24%) Degree
6 4 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (18.39%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) EMIR
3 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.35%) GxP
3 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.90%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (2.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.69%) Docker
2 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) vSphere
4 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.45%) NFS
5 1 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (9.87%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.38%) Puppet
3 6 (2.69%) Ansible
4 4 (1.79%) Capistrano
4 4 (1.79%) Nagios
5 2 (0.90%) Salt
5 2 (0.90%) SCCM
6 1 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.45%) Control-M
6 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) SCSM
6 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (16.59%) HP
2 21 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.42%) Oracle
3 20 (8.97%) VMware
4 14 (6.28%) SAP
4 14 (6.28%) SOASTA, Inc
5 11 (4.93%) Citrix
6 8 (3.59%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.59%) IBM
7 4 (1.79%) Calypso
7 4 (1.79%) EMC
8 3 (1.35%) Compaq
8 3 (1.35%) NetApp
8 3 (1.35%) Rally
8 3 (1.35%) Terracotta
8 3 (1.35%) webMethods
9 2 (0.90%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.90%) Perforce
9 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.90%) Veritas
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