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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 85 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.37% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.04% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -10.97%
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
1003 960 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.27% 73.23% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 611 461
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 49
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
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 1 October 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 2
Staines - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) JSF
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Tester
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSF
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) OWASP
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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