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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 78 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 16 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.11% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.71% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£398 £344 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £96.15 £40.09
% change year-on-year
-65.15% +139.82%
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
1107 1126 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 77.09% 74.42% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 621 477
Average daily rate £400 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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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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
Leatherhead -1 1 - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) XML
3 13 (37.14%) XML Messaging
4 12 (34.29%) LoadRunner
5 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 10 (28.57%) ISEB
5 10 (28.57%) UNIX
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
7 7 (20.00%) JMeter
7 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) HP
9 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle
10 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
10 4 (11.43%) SOAP
10 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
11 3 (8.57%) Selenium
11 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) VoltDB
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) LoadRunner
2 7 (20.00%) JMeter
3 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
1 16 (45.71%) Test Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Performance Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Test Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) XML
2 13 (37.14%) XML Messaging
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) GWT
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) UNIX
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Use Case
5 3 (8.57%) Test Management
6 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
1 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) ISEB
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Planview
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