The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 34 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.24% 1.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
415 234 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.01% 83.87% 75.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 159 206
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £11.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Northampton -3 14 £425 -15.00%
Performance Testing
East Midlands

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (62.50%) IBM
4 10 (62.50%) Tivoli
4 10 (62.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (43.75%) Banking
8 6 (37.50%) Java
9 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
10 4 (25.00%) AppDynamics
10 4 (25.00%) Volume Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (25.00%) nmon
10 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (25.00%) Ganglia
11 3 (18.75%) Linux
11 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (12.50%) ETL
12 2 (12.50%) SAN
12 2 (12.50%) Informatica
12 2 (12.50%) PowerCenter
12 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 1 (6.25%) JMeter
13 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
13 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
13 1 (6.25%) ISTQB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
4 9 (56.25%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Workstream Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Volume Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Tivoli
1 10 (62.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Ganglia
2 4 (25.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com