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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 79 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.54% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.67% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 2
Median daily rate £470 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £318 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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
1191 1648 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.40% 82.40% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 1130 1035
Median daily rate £404 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +20 21 £480 -8.57% 3
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 33 (78.57%) Java
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Selenium
3 23 (54.76%) JMeter
4 19 (45.24%) Scrum
5 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 16 (38.10%) Automation Testing
6 14 (33.33%) QA
6 14 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 13 (30.95%) Linux
8 12 (28.57%) User Stories
9 11 (26.19%) Redis
9 11 (26.19%) LAPP Stack
9 11 (26.19%) Apache
9 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
9 11 (26.19%) PHP
9 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (26.19%) OpenLDAP
10 10 (23.81%) Scala
10 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (23.81%) API Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Defect Management
11 9 (21.43%) Gherkin
11 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
11 9 (21.43%) BDD
11 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
11 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) Apache
1 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.38%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.38%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (26.19%) Redis
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Selenium
2 23 (54.76%) JMeter
3 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 8 (19.05%) JIRA
6 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 6 (14.29%) Gatling
8 5 (11.90%) JUnit
8 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
9 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
10 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
10 3 (7.14%) Subversion
11 2 (4.76%) Hudson
11 2 (4.76%) Mockito
11 2 (4.76%) TestNG
12 1 (2.38%) JBehave
12 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Tester
2 16 (38.10%) Automation Tester
3 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Java Automation Tester
4 8 (19.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 8 (19.05%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Tester
5 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Developer in Test
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (21.43%) Gherkin
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) RESTful
5 5 (11.90%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) REST
6 2 (4.76%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) JSON
6 2 (4.76%) Spring
6 2 (4.76%) Symfony
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) Apache CXF
7 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Scrum
3 16 (38.10%) Automation Testing
3 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 14 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 12 (28.57%) User Stories
6 10 (23.81%) API Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (23.81%) Defect Management
7 9 (21.43%) BDD
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (21.43%) Kanban
7 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Usability Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Open Source
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) PHP
4 10 (23.81%) Scala
5 6 (14.29%) Groovy
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Splunk
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.38%) Calypso
4 1 (2.38%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Temenos
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