The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Engineering over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 617 641 613
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 33 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.024% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.030% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 16
Median daily rate £425 £415 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £130.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £130.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Performance Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Engineering
Daily Rate Trend

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

Performance Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Performance Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Performance Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England +13 32 £425 -0.29% 4
London 0 20 £450 - 1
South East +12 7 £413 - 2
Berkshire +13 5 £425 - 2
West Midlands -30 3 £300 -27.71%
Maidenhead - 3 £400 - 1
Reading +13 2 £465 - 1
Surrey - 2 £270 -
Guildford - 2 £270 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £450 -
City of London +35 1 £450 +1.40%
North West +10 1 £550 +69.49%
Coventry -14 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £400 - 1
Manchester - 1 £550 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) Linux
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Finance
4 14 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 13 (26.53%) .NET
6 11 (22.45%) Windows
7 10 (20.41%) Python
7 10 (20.41%) C#
7 10 (20.41%) JIRA
8 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle
9 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
10 7 (14.29%) Dynatrace
10 7 (14.29%) QA
10 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
11 6 (12.24%) LAN
11 6 (12.24%) WAN
11 6 (12.24%) XML
11 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.24%) Banking
11 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
11 6 (12.24%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
12 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow

Performance Engineering
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 5 (10.20%) Apache
1 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Commerce Server
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.12%) Mingle
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.04%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
1 6 (12.24%) WAN
2 5 (10.20%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (10.20%) SSL
3 3 (6.12%) Network Security
3 3 (6.12%) WLAN
4 2 (4.08%) 2G
4 2 (4.08%) 3G
4 2 (4.08%) LTE
4 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (4.08%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) HBase
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) Redis
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) JIRA
2 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
6 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
7 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (8.16%) HP UFT
7 4 (8.16%) Selenium
7 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
7 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
8 3 (6.12%) JMeter
8 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.08%) Gatling
9 2 (4.08%) Maven
9 2 (4.08%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (4.08%) The Grinder
9 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Tester
5 7 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) QA Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) QA Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Test Leader
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) QA Automation Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (8.16%) Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Test Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Test Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (12.24%) XML
3 5 (10.20%) HTML
4 4 (8.16%) Django
5 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
6 2 (4.08%) REST
6 2 (4.08%) Spring
7 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.04%) CSS3
7 1 (2.04%) Dojo
7 1 (2.04%) J2EE
7 1 (2.04%) JSP
7 1 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.16%) Statistics
4 3 (6.12%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) RIA
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.20%) BDD
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps
5 5 (10.20%) High Availability
5 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.20%) Open Source
5 5 (10.20%) Quality Management
5 5 (10.20%) Web Development
6 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Defect Management
6 4 (8.16%) Functional Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Stress Testing
6 4 (8.16%) TDD
6 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.16%) V-Model
7 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) C
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
6 2 (4.08%) VBA
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) ES6
7 1 (2.04%) Jython
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) CCIE
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Control-M
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Dynatrace
3 5 (10.20%) Akamai
3 5 (10.20%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) SAP
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) F5
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) Juniper
5 3 (6.12%) Rally
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.08%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.08%) Huawei
6 2 (4.08%) New Relic
6 2 (4.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.04%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.04%) Mercator
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