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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 96 78 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -40
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.94% 0.23% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.28% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 15
Median daily rate £310 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 - £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.89% +3.57%
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
999 722 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.68% 84.25% 83.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 508 284
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.83% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -19 10 £273 - 2
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (80.95%) QA
2 14 (66.67%) Unix
3 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) LoadRunner
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
5 11 (52.38%) HP SiteScope
5 11 (52.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (52.38%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (52.38%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 9 (42.86%) Selenium
6 9 (42.86%) JMeter
7 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
7 8 (38.10%) HP UFT
7 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
7 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
7 8 (38.10%) Facilita Forecast
8 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (33.33%) Scrum
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) VB
9 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 6 (28.57%) Data Structures

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 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) LoadRunner
2 9 (42.86%) JMeter
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) Facilita Forecast
3 8 (38.10%) HP UFT
4 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (19.05%) Burp Suite
7 4 (19.05%) LoadUI
8 2 (9.52%) Ant
8 2 (9.52%) Gradle
8 2 (9.52%) Grunt
8 2 (9.52%) JIRA
8 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (9.52%) Maven
8 2 (9.52%) Protractor
8 2 (9.52%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Unix
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Defect Tracking
1 11 (52.38%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
3 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) User Stories
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (19.05%) OWASP
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) Groovy
3 2 (9.52%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) WAI
2 4 (19.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) HP