The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 26 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 21 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.85% 0.53% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 0.66% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 302 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.68% 80.53% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 230 259
Median daily rate £413 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £33.75 £10.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £80.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Selenium
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 8 (30.77%) JIRA
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Microservices
6 7 (26.92%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (26.92%) Ansible
6 7 (26.92%) Docker
6 7 (26.92%) logstash
6 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 7 (26.92%) Kibana
6 7 (26.92%) Icinga
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
6 7 (26.92%) Confluence
6 7 (26.92%) WebCenter
6 7 (26.92%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (26.92%) Web Operations
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (26.92%) Database Tuning
6 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) Red Hat

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Confluence
1 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 7 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) JMeter
5 2 (7.69%) Fiddler
5 2 (7.69%) GitLab
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Java Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 7 (26.92%) Tester
1 7 (26.92%) WebOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (26.92%) WebCenter
3 6 (23.08%) REST
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Microservices
4 7 (26.92%) Database Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 7 (26.92%) Web Operations
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Garbage Collection
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) API Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Migration
9 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
1 7 (26.92%) Icinga
1 7 (26.92%) Kibana
1 7 (26.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Murex