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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 65 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 30 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.76% 2.00% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.57% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £228 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.81% -24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £361 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.18%
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
1316 1206 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.32% 77.96% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 646 798
Average daily rate £355 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 33
Average hourly rate £11.43 £31.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.14% +103.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +5 20 £470 +34.28% 2
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (36.92%) JMeter
2 22 (33.85%) Java
3 21 (32.31%) Open Source
4 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
5 17 (26.15%) PHP
6 16 (24.62%) Apache
6 16 (24.62%) Tomcat
7 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 15 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (23.08%) OpenLDAP
7 15 (23.08%) Redis
8 14 (21.54%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (21.54%) Validation
8 14 (21.54%) Data Modelling
9 12 (18.46%) Oracle
9 12 (18.46%) Data Integration
10 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
11 9 (13.85%) Reference Data
11 9 (13.85%) Data Architecture
11 9 (13.85%) ISEB
11 9 (13.85%) LoadRunner
12 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
13 7 (10.77%) Tcl
13 7 (10.77%) Ethernet
13 7 (10.77%) SQL
13 7 (10.77%) Perl
13 7 (10.77%) UNIX
13 7 (10.77%) Linux

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (24.62%) Apache
1 16 (24.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.77%) Ethernet
2 7 (10.77%) VLAN
3 5 (7.69%) DVB
4 4 (6.15%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (23.08%) Redis
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.08%) MySQL
8 1 (1.54%) DB2
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) JMeter
2 9 (13.85%) LoadRunner
3 7 (10.77%) NeoLoad
4 5 (7.69%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.08%) LoadUI
5 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Architect
2 16 (24.62%) Tester
3 15 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 14 (21.54%) Performance Tester
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Test Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) OBIEE Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) SOAP
3 2 (3.08%) WCF
3 2 (3.08%) Ajax
3 2 (3.08%) JMS
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) JDBC
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) ODBC
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) J2EE
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Open Source
2 12 (18.46%) Data Integration
3 9 (13.85%) Reference Data
4 5 (7.69%) MPEG
4 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) IPTV
4 5 (7.69%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.08%) STB
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) UNIX
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
2 14 (21.54%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (21.54%) Validation
2 14 (21.54%) Data Modelling
3 11 (16.92%) Test Strategy
4 9 (13.85%) Data Architecture
5 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
5 6 (9.23%) ETL
6 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Test Management
6 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.62%) Release Management
8 3 (4.62%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 17 (26.15%) PHP
3 7 (10.77%) Tcl
3 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 7 (10.77%) Perl
4 6 (9.23%) C
4 6 (9.23%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) VB6
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) ISEB
2 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) Capita
5 2 (3.08%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica
6 1 (1.54%) Actimize
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago