The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Performance Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineer
UK
Rank 573 606 600
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 13 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.031% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.032% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £415 £469 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.46% +46.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £560 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Performance Engineer in the job title.

Performance Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK.

Performance Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Performance Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK.

Performance Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England +45 9 £475 +1.06% 7
South East - 7 £475 - 1
Scotland - 4 £388 -
Berkshire - 4 £475 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £388 -
Bracknell - 2 £475 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 £375 +7.14%
West Yorkshire +6 1 £375 +7.14%
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Shropshire - 1 £550 -
Telford - 1 £550 -
Reading - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £415 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Performance Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Performance Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) Performance Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) 3G
5 5 (20.83%) JMeter
6 4 (16.67%) Ericsson
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) OpenView
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (16.67%) Selenium
6 4 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.50%) LTE
7 3 (12.50%) Docker
7 3 (12.50%) Groovy
7 3 (12.50%) 4G
7 3 (12.50%) Nokia
7 3 (12.50%) Network Design
7 3 (12.50%) Huawei
7 3 (12.50%) 2G
8 2 (8.33%) Gatling
8 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.33%) CMS
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Ruby

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) 3G
2 3 (12.50%) 2G
2 3 (12.50%) 4G
2 3 (12.50%) LTE
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) Node B
3 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (8.33%) VoLTE
4 1 (4.17%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (4.17%) GSM
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) RNC
4 1 (4.17%) UMTS
4 1 (4.17%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.83%) JMeter
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.33%) eggPlant
4 2 (8.33%) Gatling
4 2 (8.33%) Gradle
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) The Grinder
5 1 (4.17%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) React
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Performance Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Network Planning
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Groovy
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView
2 2 (8.33%) HP Fortify
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 3 (12.50%) Huawei
3 3 (12.50%) Nokia
4 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.17%) Mercator
5 1 (4.17%) Siebel
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