The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
527 424 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.21% 80.30% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 324 159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 20
Median hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.15% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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

1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Report Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engagement Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Siebel