The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 58 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.18% 1.20% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £310 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
Performance Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 420 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.76% 84.17% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 272 180
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 21
Median hourly rate £51.50 £50.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +85.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Sussex region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Sussex region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Worthing -13 3 £350 -
Burgess Hill - 3 £310 -
East Grinstead - 1 £300 -
Horsham - 1 - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) QA
4 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (53.85%) Groovy
5 7 (53.85%) Confluence
5 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) Atlassian
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) JUnit
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) User Stories
7 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
7 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 4 (30.77%) JMeter
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (30.77%) IIS
8 4 (30.77%) JMS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (53.85%) Confluence
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) Star Schema
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Sqoop
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
2 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Ant
3 4 (30.77%) Gradle
3 4 (30.77%) Hudson
3 4 (30.77%) JMeter
3 4 (30.77%) jMock
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) PigUnit
4 3 (23.08%) PyUnit
4 3 (23.08%) RSpec
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior QA Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy Manager
6 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (30.77%) Java EE
2 4 (30.77%) JMS
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) User Stories
5 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) API Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Atlassian
2 3 (23.08%) Rally
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) SAP