The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 78 74 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 35 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.51% 1.86% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.57% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 21
Average daily rate
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£323 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.63% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1721 1518 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.09% 72.46% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 826 989
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 63 56
Average hourly rate £15.19 £38.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.01% +117.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -2 31 £338 +48.35% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £308 - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (34.25%) JMeter
2 23 (31.51%) Open Source
3 21 (28.77%) Java
4 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
5 17 (23.29%) PHP
5 17 (23.29%) Data Modelling
6 16 (21.92%) Red Hat
7 15 (20.55%) Oracle
7 15 (20.55%) Apache
7 15 (20.55%) Tomcat
7 15 (20.55%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (20.55%) Redis
7 15 (20.55%) OpenLDAP
8 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (19.18%) Validation
9 13 (17.81%) LoadRunner
9 13 (17.81%) Test Strategy
9 13 (17.81%) Data Integration
10 9 (12.33%) Reference Data
10 9 (12.33%) Data Architecture
10 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
10 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (12.33%) ISEB
10 9 (12.33%) Linux
10 9 (12.33%) SQL
11 8 (10.96%) Perl
11 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
11 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
11 8 (10.96%) Tcl
11 8 (10.96%) VLAN

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (20.55%) Apache
1 15 (20.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.96%) VLAN
3 5 (6.85%) LAN
3 5 (6.85%) WAN
4 4 (5.48%) DVB
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (20.55%) Redis
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.74%) MySQL
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) JMeter
2 13 (17.81%) LoadRunner
3 8 (10.96%) NeoLoad
4 5 (6.85%) JProfiler
5 2 (2.74%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.37%) Selenium
6 1 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Tester
2 19 (26.03%) Architect
2 19 (26.03%) Performance Tester
3 15 (20.55%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Test Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Test Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Performance Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 2 (2.74%) JDBC
4 2 (2.74%) JMS
4 2 (2.74%) WCF
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.37%) Java EE
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) SOAP
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Open Source
2 13 (17.81%) Data Integration
3 9 (12.33%) Reference Data
4 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) MPEG
5 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.48%) IPTV
5 4 (5.48%) Video on Demand
6 3 (4.11%) Clustering
7 2 (2.74%) NHS
7 2 (2.74%) STB
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Statistics
8 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
3 2 (2.74%) AIX
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) HPUX
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
2 17 (23.29%) Data Modelling
3 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (19.18%) Validation
4 13 (17.81%) Test Strategy
5 9 (12.33%) Data Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) ETL
7 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.48%) SOA
9 4 (5.48%) ITIL
9 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.11%) Test Management
10 3 (4.11%) Stress Testing
10 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.74%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Java
2 17 (23.29%) PHP
3 9 (12.33%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Perl
4 8 (10.96%) Tcl
5 5 (6.85%) Python
5 5 (6.85%) C
5 5 (6.85%) C++
6 3 (4.11%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) Scala
7 1 (1.37%) VB6
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) ISEB
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Red Hat
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) Citrix
4 4 (5.48%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) Capita
6 2 (2.74%) Sybase
6 2 (2.74%) Siebel
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £330.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago