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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 104 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 2.01% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 2.60% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 18
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £155.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +14.81%
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
1465 1230 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.67% 77.21% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 767 498
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £15.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £137.50 £149.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Leeds -27 4 £481 +37.50% 3
Bradford -15 1 - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (55.56%) Test Management
2 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 8 (29.63%) SOAP
3 8 (29.63%) HTTP
3 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (25.93%) User Experience
4 7 (25.93%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (22.22%) ODBC
5 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 6 (22.22%) Ajax
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
6 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 5 (18.52%) Law
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) UNIX
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) QA
8 3 (11.11%) Selenium
8 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SimpleDB
5 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (18.52%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Tester
1 8 (29.63%) Head of Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Test Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) SOAP
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) ODBC
3 6 (22.22%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) SPML
6 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) JSP
6 1 (3.70%) Servlets
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Test Management
2 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.93%) Statistical Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) BeanShell
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Salt
3 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Novell
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) HP
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