The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 101 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 17 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 1.94% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.49% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £108.65 £40.09
% change year-on-year
-69.16% +171.00%
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1669 1366 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.58% 77.75% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 944 518
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 27
Average hourly rate £17.88 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £15.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Bradford -16 11 £200 -35.48%
Leeds -33 6 £415 +38.33% 3
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Performance Testing 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 Testing.

1 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) JMeter
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Stress Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
5 5 (22.73%) Usability Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 4 (18.18%) NeoLoad
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) MySQL
7 3 (13.64%) SOA

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Performance Testing 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 Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.64%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Route 53
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.64%) SimpleDB
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Redis
2 3 (13.64%) Couchbase
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) JMeter
3 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
4 4 (18.18%) NeoLoad
4 4 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
7 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) POSIX
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
2 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Stress Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Usability Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Network Design
7 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
1 3 (13.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) hybris
4 2 (9.09%) VMware