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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 120 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 20 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.67% 1.54% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.02% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 24
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£395 £325 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +31.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.81%
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
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
2370 1782 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.40% 76.02% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1114 854
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 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 50 63
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
West Yorkshire -39 15 £375 +7.14% 4
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Selenium
4 12 (27.91%) Windows
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.58%) Security Testing
5 11 (25.58%) JMeter
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) Oracle
6 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.93%) Linux
7 9 (20.93%) Apache
7 9 (20.93%) UNIX
7 9 (20.93%) LoadRunner
7 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
7 9 (20.93%) Finance
7 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.93%) Kanban
8 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Python
8 8 (18.60%) Java
8 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
8 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
9 7 (16.28%) hybris
9 7 (16.28%) Puppet
9 7 (16.28%) nginx
9 7 (16.28%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (20.93%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.28%) nginx
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.65%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.33%) SAS
5 1 (2.33%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon S3
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.28%) Route 53
1 7 (16.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
1 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) Redis
3 7 (16.28%) Couchbase
3 7 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
3 7 (16.28%) SimpleDB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Selenium
2 11 (25.58%) JMeter
3 9 (20.93%) LoadRunner
4 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
5 4 (9.30%) NeoLoad
6 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.65%) JUnit
7 2 (4.65%) JIRA
8 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Maven
8 1 (2.33%) Calabash
8 1 (2.33%) Appium
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
1 19 (44.19%) Test Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (4.65%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Web Services
2 7 (16.28%) POSIX
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) XML
5 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.98%) Spring
6 3 (6.98%) Java EE
7 2 (4.65%) Grails
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.65%) WSDL
7 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
7 2 (4.65%) JAXB
8 1 (2.33%) SOAP
8 1 (2.33%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.33%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) W3C
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) zOS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Security Testing
3 10 (23.26%) TDD
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.93%) Kanban
5 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Network Design
6 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
6 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 7 (16.28%) Stress Testing
6 7 (16.28%) DevOps
6 7 (16.28%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Usability Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.60%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.98%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) COBOL
6 1 (2.33%) R
6 1 (2.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
6 1 (2.33%) JCL
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.28%) HAProxy
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
1 7 (16.28%) Salt
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) hybris
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) HP
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