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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 223 196 201
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 45 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.73% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.92% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 23
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.51% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
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
7229 7616 6864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.30% 79.80% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4366 4505 3767
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 245 247
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.44% -8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 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 23 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 +15 19 £425 +41.66% 1
Hampshire -10 8 £381 +11.31% 2
East Sussex +15 5 £350 - 2
West Sussex -3 5 £310 +24.00%
Berkshire -11 4 £400 +6.66% 7
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - - 4
Surrey -13 1 - - 3
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.63%) Java
3 43 (41.75%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (41.75%) Jenkins
4 35 (33.98%) JUnit
5 34 (33.01%) JIRA
5 34 (33.01%) QA
6 32 (31.07%) Maven
7 31 (30.10%) Confluence
7 31 (30.10%) Web Services
7 31 (30.10%) SoapUI
8 30 (29.13%) SQL
9 29 (28.16%) JMeter
10 27 (26.21%) Regression Testing
10 27 (26.21%) Selenium
11 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
12 23 (22.33%) Linux
13 22 (21.36%) Unit Testing
13 22 (21.36%) Functional Testing
13 22 (21.36%) Gradle
14 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
14 21 (20.39%) Degree
15 20 (19.42%) Scrum
16 19 (18.45%) Finance
16 19 (18.45%) Java EE
16 19 (18.45%) Cucumber
16 19 (18.45%) BDD
17 18 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (17.48%) TDD

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 31 (30.10%) Confluence
2 12 (11.65%) IIS
3 8 (7.77%) Apache
4 5 (4.85%) JBoss
4 5 (4.85%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.94%) Drupal
6 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.85%) PaaS
4 3 (2.91%) Force.com
5 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) FCoE
1 8 (7.77%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (7.77%) iSCSI
1 8 (7.77%) SAN
2 4 (3.88%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) ATM
4 1 (0.97%) Internet
4 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) MySQL
2 4 (3.88%) VoltDB
3 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.91%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.94%) Big Data
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.94%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (41.75%) Jenkins
2 35 (33.98%) JUnit
3 34 (33.01%) JIRA
4 32 (31.07%) Maven
5 31 (30.10%) SoapUI
6 29 (28.16%) JMeter
7 27 (26.21%) Selenium
8 22 (21.36%) Gradle
9 19 (18.45%) Cucumber
10 16 (15.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
12 14 (13.59%) Ant
12 14 (13.59%) Hudson
13 12 (11.65%) jMock
14 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
15 8 (7.77%) LoadRunner
15 8 (7.77%) SpecFlow
16 7 (6.80%) TeamCity
17 5 (4.85%) MSBuild
17 5 (4.85%) NUnit
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Publishing
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Analyst
2 33 (32.04%) Test Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) Java Developer
5 15 (14.56%) Tester
6 13 (12.62%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) QA Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Test Manager
8 8 (7.77%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Architect
8 8 (7.77%) Java Analyst Developer
8 8 (7.77%) QA Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Automation Tester
9 7 (6.80%) Developer in Test
9 7 (6.80%) Java Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Test Automation Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.10%) Web Services
2 19 (18.45%) Java EE
3 16 (15.53%) JMS
4 15 (14.56%) SOAP
4 15 (14.56%) Spring
5 14 (13.59%) Ajax
5 14 (13.59%) Hibernate
6 12 (11.65%) REST
6 12 (11.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (4.85%) HTML
7 5 (4.85%) RESTful
7 5 (4.85%) XML
8 4 (3.88%) .NET
8 4 (3.88%) CSS
9 3 (2.91%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.91%) Apache Camel
9 3 (2.91%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.91%) JPA
9 3 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.94%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (7.77%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Windows
3 8 (7.77%) AIX
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (41.75%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (26.21%) Regression Testing
4 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
6 22 (21.36%) Functional Testing
6 22 (21.36%) Unit Testing
7 20 (19.42%) Scrum
8 19 (18.45%) BDD
9 18 (17.48%) TDD
10 17 (16.50%) Kanban
10 17 (16.50%) Process Improvement
11 16 (15.53%) API Testing
11 16 (15.53%) Test Planning
12 15 (14.56%) Change Management
12 15 (14.56%) Integration Testing
12 15 (14.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (13.59%) Project Management
13 14 (13.59%) Time Management
14 13 (12.62%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.63%) Java
2 30 (29.13%) SQL
3 15 (14.56%) Groovy
4 14 (13.59%) C#
5 10 (9.71%) Python
6 8 (7.77%) Perl
7 3 (2.91%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
8 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) Degree
2 15 (14.56%) ISEB
3 14 (13.59%) ISTQB
4 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
4 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (33.01%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.85%) Docker
3 2 (1.94%) HDFS
3 2 (1.94%) Varnish
4 1 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.97%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.77%) Puppet
3 7 (6.80%) Ansible
3 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.94%) Oozie
4 2 (1.94%) SELinux
5 1 (0.97%) Cacti
5 1 (0.97%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.97%) Nagios
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Talend
2 14 (13.59%) Atlassian
3 13 (12.62%) Oracle
4 11 (10.68%) HP
4 11 (10.68%) Rally
5 10 (9.71%) VMware
6 8 (7.77%) Veritas
7 5 (4.85%) Perforce
8 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.94%) IBM
10 2 (1.94%) Omniture
10 2 (1.94%) Zend
11 1 (0.97%) Capita
11 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.97%) SAP
East Sussex
TEKsystems
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