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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 75 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 1.64% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.09% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £355 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -10.97%
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
1223 1150 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.44% 78.55% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 645 757
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 34
Average hourly rate £12.50 £31.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.67% +87.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 October 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 1 October 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
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 10 £400 +12.28% 5
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (48.08%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) Apache
2 17 (32.69%) Tomcat
2 17 (32.69%) PHP
2 17 (32.69%) JMeter
3 16 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 15 (28.85%) Open Source
4 15 (28.85%) OpenLDAP
4 15 (28.85%) Redis
4 15 (28.85%) Red Hat
4 15 (28.85%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (26.92%) Validation
5 14 (26.92%) Oracle
6 12 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (21.15%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
8 10 (19.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (19.23%) Data Integration
8 10 (19.23%) Test Management
8 10 (19.23%) HTTP
8 10 (19.23%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (17.31%) QA
9 9 (17.31%) Reference Data
9 9 (17.31%) Data Architecture
10 8 (15.38%) User Experience
10 8 (15.38%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) SOAP
11 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
11 7 (13.46%) ODBC

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (32.69%) Apache
1 17 (32.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) OpenLDAP
2 10 (19.23%) HTTP
3 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
3 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) DVB
3 5 (9.62%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Redis
1 15 (28.85%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.92%) DB2
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) JMeter
2 6 (11.54%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.77%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Architect
2 16 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 13 (25.00%) Tester
4 10 (19.23%) Performance Tester
5 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
1 8 (15.38%) SOAP
2 7 (13.46%) ODBC
2 7 (13.46%) Ajax
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) JSP
4 1 (1.92%) Servlets
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) Java EE
4 1 (1.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.92%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 10 (19.23%) Data Integration
3 9 (17.31%) Reference Data
4 8 (15.38%) User Experience
5 5 (9.62%) MPEG
5 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
5 5 (9.62%) IPTV
5 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.62%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.85%) STB
6 2 (3.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 14 (26.92%) Validation
3 12 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 10 (19.23%) Test Management
4 10 (19.23%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (17.31%) Data Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (13.46%) Performance Management
7 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
10 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.77%) Release Management
10 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) PHP
3 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.54%) C
5 5 (9.62%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) Tcl
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) VB6
8 1 (1.92%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) ISEB
1 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Red Hat
2 14 (26.92%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Sybase
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Capita
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Novell
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Actimize
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