The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 95 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 12 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.07% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.34% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £175 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £435 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.89% +3.57%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1470 1488 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 79.70% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 895 659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Manchester region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Manchester region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Stockport - 3 - -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Stress Testing
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) System Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (22.22%) JMeter
6 4 (22.22%) JUnit
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Commerce Server
8 2 (11.11%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (11.11%) Commerce Server
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JMeter
1 4 (22.22%) JUnit
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.56%) Firebug
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (5.56%) TestNG
2 1 (5.56%) The Grinder
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 3 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) System Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) COBOL
2 1 (5.56%) JCL
2 1 (5.56%) Jython
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow