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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 95 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 23 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.13% 1.90% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.42% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 17
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£338 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.29 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +16.53%
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
1716 1405 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.20% 78.40% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 983 505
Average daily rate £365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £11.13 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Bradford -13 12 £230 -16.36%
Leeds -31 10 £415 +50.90% 2
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (41.38%) Web Services
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Kanban
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) Apache
3 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 8 (27.59%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
4 8 (27.59%) SDLC
5 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (24.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (24.14%) Redis
5 7 (24.14%) Route 53
5 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
5 7 (24.14%) Couchbase
5 7 (24.14%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (24.14%) HAProxy
5 7 (24.14%) Relational Database

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (31.03%) Apache
2 7 (24.14%) nginx
2 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) CICS
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 7 (24.14%) Route 53
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon S3
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (24.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 7 (24.14%) Redis
2 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) Couchbase
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (24.14%) SimpleDB
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (24.14%) JMeter
3 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
4 4 (13.79%) NeoLoad
4 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
1 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) POSIX
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) WSDL
4 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
4 2 (6.90%) JAXB
4 2 (6.90%) Grails
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Kanban
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
3 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
3 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
3 8 (27.59%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) Security Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Network Design
4 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Stress Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Usability Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) R
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) NATURAL
5 1 (3.45%) JCL
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) COBOL
5 1 (3.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (24.14%) HAProxy
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
1 7 (24.14%) Salt
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) hybris
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk
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