The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing 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 Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 181 238 221
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 65 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.28% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 35
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £488 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
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
6208 7486 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.14% 79.61% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3698 4411 4285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 308 286
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Performance Testing
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 Testing across the South East region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Testing
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 Testing across the South East region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +26 20 £450 +29.49% 4
West Sussex +22 14 £280 -13.84% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £480 -
Surrey +23 7 £418 -10.93% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £290 -22.66% 1
Hampshire +10 2 £375 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £344 - 2
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.58%) Jenkins
3 56 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (37.50%) Java
5 53 (36.81%) QA
6 51 (35.42%) JIRA
7 50 (34.72%) Selenium
8 49 (34.03%) Test Automation
9 47 (32.64%) Scrum
10 46 (31.94%) Web Services
11 43 (29.86%) Confluence
12 39 (27.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 38 (26.39%) Git (software)
14 36 (25.00%) Kanban
15 35 (24.31%) User Stories
16 33 (22.92%) SoapUI
17 30 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
18 27 (18.75%) Unit Testing
18 27 (18.75%) SQL
19 26 (18.06%) RESTful
19 26 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (18.06%) Gradle
20 25 (17.36%) Regression Testing
20 25 (17.36%) TDD
21 24 (16.67%) JMeter
21 24 (16.67%) API Testing
22 23 (15.97%) AngularJS
22 23 (15.97%) Project Management
22 23 (15.97%) JUnit
23 22 (15.28%) Node.js

Performance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 43 (29.86%) Confluence
2 6 (4.17%) IIS
3 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.08%) Apache
4 3 (2.08%) JBoss
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.19%) PaaS
3 18 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (7.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (6.94%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (6.94%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.39%) Force.com
7 2 (1.39%) SaaS
8 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) LDAP
2 2 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 57 (39.58%) Jenkins
2 51 (35.42%) JIRA
3 50 (34.72%) Selenium
4 38 (26.39%) Git (software)
5 33 (22.92%) SoapUI
6 26 (18.06%) Gradle
7 24 (16.67%) JMeter
8 23 (15.97%) JUnit
9 21 (14.58%) Maven
10 20 (13.89%) SpecFlow
10 20 (13.89%) TeamCity
11 18 (12.50%) MSBuild
11 18 (12.50%) NUnit
12 17 (11.81%) Cucumber
13 15 (10.42%) Gatling
14 14 (9.72%) WebDriver
15 12 (8.33%) LoadRunner
15 12 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
16 11 (7.64%) CMake
17 9 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (1.39%) Legal
3 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Military
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (27.78%) Analyst
2 35 (24.31%) Test Analyst
3 26 (18.06%) Tester
4 23 (15.97%) Developer
5 18 (12.50%) Build Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 11 (7.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (7.64%) Test Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Automation Tester
10 8 (5.56%) Build Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Administrator
11 7 (4.86%) OBIEE Administrator
12 6 (4.17%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Performance Tester
12 6 (4.17%) QA Analyst
12 6 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.47%) Performance Analyst
13 5 (3.47%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.94%) Web Services
2 26 (18.06%) RESTful
3 23 (15.97%) AngularJS
4 22 (15.28%) Node.js
5 17 (11.81%) HTML
6 16 (11.11%) CSS
7 15 (10.42%) CSS3
7 15 (10.42%) HTML5
7 15 (10.42%) LESS
7 15 (10.42%) Sass
8 13 (9.03%) Gherkin
9 12 (8.33%) SOAP
10 11 (7.64%) Spring
11 10 (6.94%) Java EE
12 8 (5.56%) REST
12 8 (5.56%) XML
13 7 (4.86%) .NET
13 7 (4.86%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.17%) Ajax
14 6 (4.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.08%) NHS
4 3 (2.08%) PMI
4 3 (2.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Linux
2 4 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.39%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.39%) Solaris
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (34.03%) Test Automation
4 47 (32.64%) Scrum
5 39 (27.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (25.00%) Kanban
7 35 (24.31%) User Stories
8 30 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 25 (17.36%) Regression Testing
10 25 (17.36%) TDD
11 24 (16.67%) API Testing
12 23 (15.97%) Project Management
13 22 (15.28%) Functional Testing
13 22 (15.28%) Security Testing
14 21 (14.58%) Software Engineering
15 20 (13.89%) Microservices
16 19 (13.19%) BDD
17 18 (12.50%) Automated Testing
18 17 (11.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.50%) Java
2 27 (18.75%) SQL
3 20 (13.89%) Python
4 18 (12.50%) Groovy
5 15 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.94%) Scala
7 8 (5.56%) C#
8 5 (3.47%) C
9 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.08%) ABAP
10 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.39%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (14.58%) Degree
2 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) ISEB
3 8 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (36.81%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.08%) SDET
3 3 (2.08%) WAI
3 3 (2.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) Ansible
2 18 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (11.81%) Puppet
4 6 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.69%) Grafana
6 1 (0.69%) Graphite
6 1 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.69%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (12.50%) Perforce
2 16 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 12 (8.33%) Talend
4 10 (6.94%) HP
5 9 (6.25%) Oracle
6 6 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.78%) Tableau
8 3 (2.08%) IBM
8 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.69%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.69%) Google
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
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