The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 57 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.37% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.33% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £344 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £385 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +24.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 609 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.67% 84.23% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 329 372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Biometrics
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) API Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 4 (40.00%) SDET
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Compaq
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Tester
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) API Testing
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Biometrics
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Compaq
2 2 (20.00%) HP