The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 91 71 90
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 1.33% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.64% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
Average daily rate £415 £320 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% -17.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
Performance Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
968 1162 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.33% 81.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 647 541
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 16 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Surrey region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate -1 2 £433 -
Redhill - 2 £420 - 1
Leatherhead -17 1 £563 -13.46% 2
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) JMeter
3 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) WebLOAD
6 3 (21.43%) LoadUI
6 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Social Media
7 2 (14.29%) Varnish
7 2 (14.29%) Drush
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Zend

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JMeter
2 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) LoadUI
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) WebLOAD
4 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.14%) Introscope
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Test Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Ajax
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) Drush
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Omniture
1 2 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago