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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 629 620 570
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -50
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 21 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.044% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.055% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 28
Median daily rate £400 £408 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £308 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £456
% change year-on-year
+3.51% -20.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 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
England -19 20 £388 -4.90% 12
London -9 7 £425 -4.22% 5
South East +12 5 £388 - 4
West Midlands -28 4 £300 -27.71%
Yorkshire -1 3 £350 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -3 3 £400 - 3
Coventry -12 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire +6 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £270 -
Guildford - 2 £270 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
City of London +38 1 £450 +1.40% 1
North West +1 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £350 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 15 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Python
3 13 (32.50%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Java
5 9 (22.50%) Finance
5 9 (22.50%) LoadRunner
6 7 (17.50%) HP
6 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 7 (17.50%) QA
6 7 (17.50%) JIRA
7 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Banking
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (15.00%) XML
7 6 (15.00%) IBM
8 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.50%) C#
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Django
8 5 (12.50%) Open Source
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
8 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 5 (12.50%) BDD
8 5 (12.50%) Docker

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Commerce Server
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.50%) Mingle
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.50%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) 2G
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
2 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 2 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.00%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) HBase
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Redis
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) LoadRunner
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.00%) Selenium
5 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
6 3 (7.50%) JMeter
6 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Gatling
7 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.00%) Maven
7 2 (5.00%) The Grinder
7 2 (5.00%) VisualVM
7 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.00%) YourKit
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Performance Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Automation Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) QA Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
6 5 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (7.50%) Junior
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (15.00%) XML
3 5 (12.50%) Django
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) REST
6 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.00%) Statistics
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (12.50%) BDD
4 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (10.00%) High Availability
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) PLM
6 3 (7.50%) Product Management
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Python
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) C
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) Jython
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (7.50%) Rally
4 3 (7.50%) Sun
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.00%) Dynatrace
5 2 (5.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.00%) Huawei
5 2 (5.00%) New Relic
5 2 (5.00%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
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