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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineering
UK
Rank 563 610 584
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 32 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.016% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.020% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 18
Median daily rate £425 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £294 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -
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 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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 29 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 17 January 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 +34 28 £425 +25.92% 6
South East +25 10 £413 +19.56%
London +11 6 £400 -3.03% 3
Berkshire - 6 £413 -
North West +20 5 £450 +50.00%
Reading - 5 £413 -
Northampton - 4 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £425 -
East Midlands - 4 £425 -
Hampshire +17 3 - -
Basingstoke +12 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £425 -
Manchester +15 2 £450 +50.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Livingston - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £425 -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
South Wales - 1 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 £550 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Java
3 18 (24.66%) Performance Testing
4 14 (19.18%) SQL
5 13 (17.81%) .NET
5 13 (17.81%) Linux
6 12 (16.44%) Windows
7 11 (15.07%) Finance
7 11 (15.07%) Migration
7 11 (15.07%) Oracle
7 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
8 10 (13.70%) C#
8 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
8 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
9 9 (12.33%) DevOps
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.33%) Test Strategy
9 9 (12.33%) Cisco
9 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
10 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.96%) CCIE
10 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (10.96%) LoadRunner
10 8 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
10 8 (10.96%) OWASP
11 7 (9.59%) Scalability Testing
11 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management

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 6 (8.22%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) Drupal
5 1 (1.37%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Akamai
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (6.85%) SSL
1 5 (6.85%) Unified Communications
1 5 (6.85%) VoIP
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) LAN
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
2 3 (4.11%) WAN
2 3 (4.11%) WLAN
3 2 (2.74%) 3G
3 2 (2.74%) 4G
3 2 (2.74%) GSM
3 2 (2.74%) H.323
3 2 (2.74%) Node B
3 2 (2.74%) QSIG
3 2 (2.74%) SCCP
4 1 (1.37%) 2G
4 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.37%) LTE
4 1 (1.37%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.48%) Redis
4 3 (4.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) HBase
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.96%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.11%) JMeter
5 2 (2.74%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.74%) Selenium
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.37%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) The Grinder
6 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.37%) WinRunner
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Performance Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Consultant
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Applications Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Test Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Security Management Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Tester
6 6 (8.22%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Developer
7 5 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) Middleware
3 5 (6.85%) CSS
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) J2EE
4 4 (5.48%) SOAP
5 3 (4.11%) Django
5 3 (4.11%) MSMQ
5 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.74%) HTML5
6 2 (2.74%) JSON
6 2 (2.74%) REST
6 2 (2.74%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.37%) CSS3
7 1 (1.37%) Dojo
7 1 (1.37%) JSP
7 1 (1.37%) Web Services
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.37%) Fintech
4 1 (1.37%) IVR
4 1 (1.37%) RIA
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Unix
4 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Performance Testing
3 11 (15.07%) Migration
4 9 (12.33%) DevOps
4 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (10.96%) OWASP
5 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Scalability Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.22%) High Availability
7 6 (8.22%) SOA
8 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) Python
5 4 (5.48%) C
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) ES6
6 1 (1.37%) Groovy
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) CCIE
1 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.85%) CCNA
2 5 (6.85%) CCNP
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Ganglia
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (6.85%) nmon
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.11%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (4.11%) OpenView
3 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.37%) Grafana
5 1 (1.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) AppDynamics
3 6 (8.22%) Dynatrace
4 5 (6.85%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.11%) F5
5 3 (4.11%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) Juniper
5 3 (4.11%) Mercator
6 1 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.37%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.37%) Siebel
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