The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 77 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.31% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 £108.65
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -69.16%
Performance Testing
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
791 696 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.25% 71.98% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 370 402
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.47 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
2 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) SELinux
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tester
3 2 (28.57%) EPoS Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Tester
3 2 (28.57%) UAT Tester
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) VMware