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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 94 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 1.44% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.81% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
1394 1550 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.74% 79.61% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 894 711
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Stress Testing
6 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (21.05%) JMeter
7 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) JUnit
7 4 (21.05%) Build Automation
7 4 (21.05%) System Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12

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 1 (5.26%) CICS
1 1 (5.26%) Commerce Server
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) JMeter
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.26%) Firebug
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) TestNG
3 1 (5.26%) The Grinder
3 1 (5.26%) Toad
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Developer in Test
3 3 (15.79%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
2 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Stress Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Build Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) COBOL
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
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