The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 122 129 99
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 21 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.10% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 22
Median daily rate £400 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £284 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
Performance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2339 2628 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.61% 81.77% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1833 1156
Median daily rate £420 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 81 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Yorkshire +3 20 £400 +24.03% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 17 (53.13%) Java
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) JMeter
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 13 (40.63%) Security Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Automation Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) LoadRunner
7 8 (25.00%) QA
7 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (25.00%) User Stories
8 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
9 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) JUnit
9 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
9 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
10 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
10 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
10 5 (15.63%) Ruby
10 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Usability Testing
11 4 (12.50%) HP
11 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.50%) Web Services
11 4 (12.50%) Kanban
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (3.13%) Temenos T24
1 1 (3.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.13%) DataStage
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) JMeter
3 9 (28.13%) LoadRunner
4 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
5 6 (18.75%) JUnit
5 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
6 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (12.50%) JIRA
7 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.25%) Gatling
9 2 (6.25%) Maven
9 2 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (6.25%) Subversion
9 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 1 (3.13%) Appium
10 1 (3.13%) Calabash
10 1 (3.13%) Hudson
10 1 (3.13%) VisualVM
10 1 (3.13%) YourKit
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Games
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Tester
2 12 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Developer in Test
5 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Test Automation Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Manager
8 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) Automation Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Security Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (25.00%) User Stories
7 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
7 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Usability Testing
9 4 (12.50%) API Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 4 (12.50%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) Groovy
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) HP ASE
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.13%) Calypso
4 1 (3.13%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.13%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) New Relic
4 1 (3.13%) Rally
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) Temenos