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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 116 107 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -40
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 8 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.84% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.99% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 18
Average daily rate £525 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -79.35%
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
1713 1720 1413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.48% 85.49% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1109 976
Average daily rate £425 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.95 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -4 8 £525 +26.50% 8
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) Business Development
5 3 (14.29%) SDET
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Retail
5 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
2 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) Firebug
4 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) iSeries
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Coaching
3 4 (19.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Business Development
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SDET
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) HP