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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 109 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 13 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 1.95% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.44% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 23
Average daily rate
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£415 £363 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% +57.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £508 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +8.62%
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
1791 1353 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.42% 79.87% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 878 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -39 11 £415 +7.79% 2
Bradford -8 1 £375 +36.36% 2
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (30.00%) Selenium
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (30.00%) Kanban
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Apache
5 8 (26.67%) Python
5 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 7 (23.33%) hybris
6 7 (23.33%) Puppet
6 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (23.33%) Redis
6 7 (23.33%) Route 53
6 7 (23.33%) Couchbase
6 7 (23.33%) nginx
6 7 (23.33%) SimpleDB
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (23.33%) Stress Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Network Design
6 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (30.00%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Route 53
1 7 (23.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
1 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (23.33%) Redis
2 7 (23.33%) Couchbase
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (23.33%) SimpleDB
2 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) JMeter
4 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (13.33%) NeoLoad
5 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
6 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.67%) JUnit
7 2 (6.67%) JIRA
8 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
8 1 (3.33%) Calabash
8 1 (3.33%) Appium
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) OAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) POSIX
3 2 (6.67%) WSDL
3 2 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 2 (6.67%) JAXB
3 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Java EE
3 2 (6.67%) Grails
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) zOS
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) TDD
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (30.00%) Kanban
3 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Stress Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Network Design
4 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
4 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) SDLC
5 5 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (3.33%) NATURAL
5 1 (3.33%) JCL
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) R
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
1 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (23.33%) HAProxy
1 7 (23.33%) Ansible
1 7 (23.33%) Salt
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) hybris
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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