The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 39 43
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.47% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.72% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £368 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
Performance Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 291 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 72.34% 85.34% 82.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 215 210
Median daily rate £388 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Local Government
5 1 (14.29%) Capita

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Capita
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat