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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 212 205 198
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 51 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.85% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 22
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
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
7170 7498 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.58% 79.66% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4359 3857
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 243 260
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Oxfordshire +23 19 £431 +43.75% 1
Hampshire -11 13 £406 +35.41% 4
West Sussex - 8 £318 -
East Sussex +12 7 £350 -
Surrey -10 2 £360 -19.10% 4
Berkshire -10 1 £500 +29.03%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (50.00%) Java
3 36 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (35.71%) JMeter
4 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 32 (32.65%) SQL
5 32 (32.65%) JUnit
5 32 (32.65%) JIRA
5 32 (32.65%) QA
6 30 (30.61%) SoapUI
7 29 (29.59%) Maven
8 28 (28.57%) Web Services
9 27 (27.55%) Selenium
9 27 (27.55%) Confluence
10 23 (23.47%) Linux
11 22 (22.45%) Unit Testing
11 22 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (21.43%) Finance
13 20 (20.41%) Functional Testing
14 19 (19.39%) BDD
14 19 (19.39%) Test Automation
15 18 (18.37%) TDD
15 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
15 18 (18.37%) Java EE
15 18 (18.37%) Degree
15 18 (18.37%) Regression Testing
15 18 (18.37%) Gradle
15 18 (18.37%) Cucumber
16 17 (17.35%) Scrum
17 16 (16.33%) JMS

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 27 (27.55%) Confluence
2 12 (12.24%) IIS
3 7 (7.14%) Apache
4 5 (5.10%) JBoss
4 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.04%) Drupal
6 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.02%) MS Office
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) Force.com
3 2 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) FCoE
1 8 (8.16%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (8.16%) iSCSI
1 8 (8.16%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) ATM
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) VoltDB
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.06%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 35 (35.71%) JMeter
2 32 (32.65%) JIRA
2 32 (32.65%) JUnit
3 30 (30.61%) SoapUI
4 29 (29.59%) Maven
5 27 (27.55%) Selenium
6 18 (18.37%) Cucumber
6 18 (18.37%) Gradle
7 15 (15.31%) WebDriver
8 14 (14.29%) Ant
8 14 (14.29%) Hudson
9 12 (12.24%) jMock
9 12 (12.24%) LoadRunner
9 12 (12.24%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
11 5 (5.10%) HP UFT
11 5 (5.10%) SpecFlow
12 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Publishing
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
5 1 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Analyst
2 33 (33.67%) Test Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Developer
4 15 (15.31%) Automation Test Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Tester
5 14 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Test Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) QA Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Test Manager
8 8 (8.16%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Automation Tester
8 8 (8.16%) Java Analyst Developer
8 8 (8.16%) QA Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Developer in Test
9 7 (7.14%) Java Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) Web Services
2 18 (18.37%) Java EE
3 16 (16.33%) JMS
4 14 (14.29%) Ajax
4 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 14 (14.29%) Spring
5 13 (13.27%) SOAP
6 12 (12.24%) REST
6 12 (12.24%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (6.12%) HTML
7 6 (6.12%) XML
8 5 (5.10%) .NET
8 5 (5.10%) CSS
8 5 (5.10%) RESTful
9 3 (3.06%) HTML5
9 3 (3.06%) jQuery
10 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.04%) JPA
10 2 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.04%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.22%) Data Centre
3 10 (10.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (8.16%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.02%) EPoS
7 1 (1.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.47%) Linux
2 15 (15.31%) Windows
3 8 (8.16%) AIX
4 5 (5.10%) Unix
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (22.45%) Unit Testing
4 20 (20.41%) Functional Testing
5 19 (19.39%) BDD
5 19 (19.39%) Test Automation
6 18 (18.37%) Regression Testing
6 18 (18.37%) TDD
7 17 (17.35%) Scrum
8 15 (15.31%) Integration Testing
9 14 (14.29%) Kanban
9 14 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 13 (13.27%) API Testing
10 13 (13.27%) Test Strategy
11 12 (12.24%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (12.24%) SDLC
11 12 (12.24%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (12.24%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.00%) Java
2 32 (32.65%) SQL
3 15 (15.31%) C#
4 14 (14.29%) Groovy
5 8 (8.16%) Perl
6 7 (7.14%) Python
7 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.08%) C
9 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.04%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.04%) PHP
10 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Ruby
10 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.02%) VB
11 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
2 16 (16.33%) ISEB
2 16 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.65%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) HDFS
2 2 (2.04%) Varnish
3 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.10%) Puppet
3 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) Oozie
4 2 (2.04%) SELinux
5 1 (1.02%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.02%) Cacti
5 1 (1.02%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.02%) Nagios
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 13 (13.27%) HP
2 13 (13.27%) Oracle
3 12 (12.24%) Talend
4 11 (11.22%) Rally
5 10 (10.20%) VMware
6 8 (8.16%) Veritas
7 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.04%) Omniture
8 2 (2.04%) Perforce
8 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.04%) Zend
9 1 (1.02%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.02%) CA
9 1 (1.02%) Capita
9 1 (1.02%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.02%) IBM
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.02%) SAP
9 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago