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 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 56 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.16% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
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
465 468 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 76.23% 82.25% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 358 170
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#

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 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Engagement Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engagement Manager
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Planning Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) API Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel
2 1 (16.67%) VMware