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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 113 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 1.11% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.30% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 22
Median daily rate £338 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £415 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
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
1727 1768 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.20% 85.41% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 1214 1019
Median daily rate £425 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.60 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £97.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Leeds -6 6 £375 -9.63% 8
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 3 (18.75%) Business Development
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SDET
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
1 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) Firebug
4 1 (6.25%) Gatling
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) VisualVM
4 1 (6.25%) YourKit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Java Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iSeries
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Business Development
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SDET
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
2 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) New Relic