The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 99 64 34
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -30
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.56% 0.97% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.22% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Median daily rate £310 £305 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £339 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
Performance Testing
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1068 573 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.76% 79.36% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 372 193
Median daily rate £325 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 27 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £10.23 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 6 £310 +1.63% 1
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
3 13 (81.25%) QA
4 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) HP SiteScope
4 12 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (75.00%) Performance Metrics
4 12 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
5 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
5 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
6 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
6 9 (56.25%) HP UFT
6 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
6 9 (56.25%) Facilita Forecast
7 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (50.00%) Java
7 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (43.75%) SQL
8 7 (43.75%) VB
8 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
8 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle
9 6 (37.50%) HTML
9 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 5 (31.25%) ISTQB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
2 9 (56.25%) Facilita Forecast
2 9 (56.25%) HP UFT
3 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (31.25%) JMeter
5 4 (25.00%) LoadUI
5 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 2 (12.50%) Ant
7 2 (12.50%) Gradle
7 2 (12.50%) Grunt
7 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (12.50%) Maven
7 2 (12.50%) Protractor
7 2 (12.50%) Subversion
8 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
8 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Test Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tester
1 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Performance Metrics
2 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
3 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
1 12 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
3 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Code Coverage
6 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) OWASP
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) WAI
2 1 (6.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP