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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 80 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.78% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.31% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
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£450 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £32.00
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
966 959 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.35% 75.75% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 566 466
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 54
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) XML
3 18 (66.67%) XML Messaging
4 15 (55.56%) UNIX
5 13 (48.15%) LoadRunner
5 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (33.33%) HP
9 8 (29.63%) ISEB
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) JMeter
10 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle
11 6 (22.22%) SOAP
11 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (18.52%) Test Management
12 5 (18.52%) Use Case
12 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
12 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
12 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
13 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.81%) Perl
13 4 (14.81%) .NET
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
14 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
14 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (7.41%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) VoltDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) LoadRunner
2 7 (25.93%) JMeter
3 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
1 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) XML
2 18 (66.67%) XML Messaging
3 6 (22.22%) SOAP
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) W3C
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) UNIX
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Test Management
3 5 (18.52%) Use Case
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
1 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Planview