The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Engineering over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 259 274 246
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.030% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.038% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £347
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £130.00
Performance Engineering
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7086 7866 7014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.84% 79.38% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4323 4814 3945
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 259 265
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Performance Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Performance Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Engineering across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Performance Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +10 4 £445 -
Surrey - 2 £270 -
Performance Engineering
England

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Django
2 4 (44.44%) HBase
2 4 (44.44%) Redis
2 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) WCDMA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) Huawei
3 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 2G
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) WCDMA
1 2 (22.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) HBase
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Leader
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Performance Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) RAN Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Django
1 4 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
1 2 (22.22%) F5
1 2 (22.22%) Huawei
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo