The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Engineering over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 587 555 533
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -22
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 26 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.070% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.092% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 9
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£419 £430 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +14.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £336 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £381
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 26 £419 -2.61% 7
London -14 15 £438 +1.74% 4
City of London +2 10 £475 +11.76% 2
South East -12 6 - - 2
Berkshire +17 5 - - 2
Reading +8 3 - -
Slough - 2 - -
South West - 2 £388 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £505 -
Wakefield - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £505 -
North West - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £505 -
Blackpool - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £275 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Engineering.

1 27 (43.55%) Telecoms
2 24 (38.71%) 3G
2 24 (38.71%) LTE
3 21 (33.87%) SQL
4 18 (29.03%) GSM
5 17 (27.42%) Java
6 14 (22.58%) .NET
6 14 (22.58%) Oracle
6 14 (22.58%) RNC
6 14 (22.58%) Network Planning
6 14 (22.58%) Statistics
7 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.74%) Performance Testing
8 11 (17.74%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (16.13%) 4G
9 10 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 10 (16.13%) Windows
9 10 (16.13%) Linux
9 10 (16.13%) Mapinfo
10 9 (14.52%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
10 9 (14.52%) JIRA
11 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (12.90%) UNIX
12 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.29%) V-Model
12 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
12 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) IIS
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.84%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (4.84%) Lync
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) 3G
1 24 (38.71%) LTE
2 18 (29.03%) GSM
3 14 (22.58%) RNC
4 10 (16.13%) 4G
5 9 (14.52%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (8.06%) 2G
7 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.84%) PBX
9 2 (3.23%) 3GPP
9 2 (3.23%) UMTS
9 2 (3.23%) GPRS
9 2 (3.23%) WCDMA
9 2 (3.23%) VoLTE
9 2 (3.23%) HSPA
10 1 (1.61%) Wireless
10 1 (1.61%) HTTP
10 1 (1.61%) Broadband
10 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) DB2
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) JIRA
2 7 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.23%) JMeter
5 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 27 (43.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Performance Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Test Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Performance Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) RAN Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) webMethods Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Test Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Test Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Tester
7 1 (1.61%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) HTML5
4 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (3.23%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) ODBC
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
6 1 (1.61%) Ajax
6 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Statistics
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) DTV
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
1 10 (16.13%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.61%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Network Planning
2 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) Performance Testing
3 11 (17.74%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (16.13%) Test Strategy
5 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.29%) Stress Testing
6 7 (11.29%) V-Model
6 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.68%) Network Design
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (8.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
9 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) Java
3 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.84%) C
5 2 (3.23%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) REXX
6 1 (1.61%) Korn
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) HNC
5 1 (1.61%) CWNA
5 1 (1.61%) CWSP
5 1 (1.61%) CWAP
5 1 (1.61%) CWNE
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) CCDP
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) GPFS
2 2 (3.23%) Ceph
3 1 (1.61%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Mapinfo
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.68%) Business Objects
5 4 (6.45%) Greenplum
5 4 (6.45%) Ericsson
5 4 (6.45%) Nokia
6 3 (4.84%) webMethods
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) Avaya
6 3 (4.84%) Software AG
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Nortel
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) Amdocs
7 2 (3.23%) Actix
7 2 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (3.23%) Retek
7 2 (3.23%) Huawei
8 1 (1.61%) New Relic
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