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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 26 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.82% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +22.58%
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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 284 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 79.44% 85.54% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 219 235
Median daily rate £403 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 24 February 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 +9 18 £425 -15.00%
Performance Testing
East Midlands

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 22 (88.00%) Unix
2 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (72.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (64.00%) Oracle
5 15 (60.00%) IBM
5 15 (60.00%) Tivoli
5 15 (60.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 14 (56.00%) Java
7 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
8 12 (48.00%) Banking
9 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
10 9 (36.00%) AppDynamics
10 9 (36.00%) Volume Testing
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
10 9 (36.00%) nmon
10 9 (36.00%) Performance Engineering
10 9 (36.00%) Ganglia
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
12 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Linux
14 2 (8.00%) ETL
14 2 (8.00%) SAN
14 2 (8.00%) Informatica
14 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
14 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (4.00%) RESTful
15 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
15 1 (4.00%) Open Source
15 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
15 1 (4.00%) Defect Management

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 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JMeter
1 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (48.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 15 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 14 (56.00%) Performance Analyst
4 12 (48.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Service Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Workstream Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) RESTful
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
2 18 (72.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 9 (36.00%) Performance Engineering
5 9 (36.00%) Volume Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) Open Source
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 15 (60.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 9 (36.00%) Ganglia
2 9 (36.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 15 (60.00%) IBM
3 9 (36.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com