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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 80 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.82% 0.24% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.31% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£450 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +8.62%
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
1027 954 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.64% 75.36% 72.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 580 481
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 48
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 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 30 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -20 5 £450 - 1
Redhill - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £405 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 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 18 (66.67%) XML
1 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) UNIX
2 17 (62.96%) XML Messaging
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) LoadRunner
4 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
5 10 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (33.33%) HP
7 8 (29.63%) ISEB
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) SOAP
8 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
9 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
9 5 (18.52%) JMeter
9 5 (18.52%) Use Case
9 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
10 4 (14.81%) Selenium
10 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Test Management
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
10 4 (14.81%) Perl
11 3 (11.11%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) .NET

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
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 5 (18.52%) JMeter
2 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) WebLOAD
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Test Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Tester
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tester
4 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.70%) Test Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) XML
2 17 (62.96%) XML Messaging
3 6 (22.22%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) .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
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) UNIX
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Use Case
3 4 (14.81%) Test Management
3 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
3 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) VBScript
5 2 (7.41%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Planview