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 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 78 66 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.95% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.50% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £306 £265 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.56% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
666 599 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.37% 87.45% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 399 190
Median daily rate £390 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £9.14 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £31.50
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 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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -4 7 £306 +15.56% 1
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (94.74%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) QA
4 16 (84.21%) Scrum
4 16 (84.21%) User Stories
5 13 (68.42%) Gherkin
6 12 (63.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (63.16%) API Testing
6 12 (63.16%) Defect Management
6 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
6 12 (63.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (63.16%) Kanban
6 12 (63.16%) Groovy
6 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
6 12 (63.16%) RESTful
6 12 (63.16%) Scala
6 12 (63.16%) Web Services
6 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
6 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
6 12 (63.16%) Usability Testing
6 12 (63.16%) Security Testing
6 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
6 12 (63.16%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (42.11%) JIRA
7 8 (42.11%) BDD
7 8 (42.11%) Atlassian
7 8 (42.11%) Confluence
7 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
8 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance

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 8 (42.11%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
3 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
5 5 (26.32%) JMeter
6 4 (21.05%) Burp Suite
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tester
4 3 (15.79%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Gherkin
2 12 (63.16%) RESTful
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) User Stories
3 12 (63.16%) API Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (63.16%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (63.16%) Defect Management
3 12 (63.16%) Exploratory Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Kanban
3 12 (63.16%) Security Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
3 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
3 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Usability Testing
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (21.05%) OWASP
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Groovy
2 12 (63.16%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) WAI
2 4 (21.05%) WCAG
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc
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