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 19 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 99 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.63% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.78% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 6
Median daily rate £490 £348 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.00% -21.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £444 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +100.00%

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
1793 2322 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.74% 81.65% 80.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1507 1382
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 41
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £15.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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
West Yorkshire +16 20 £494 +43.11% 1
South Yorkshire -2 3 £225 -34.30%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 34 (77.27%) Java
2 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (59.09%) JMeter
3 26 (59.09%) Selenium
4 20 (45.45%) Scrum
5 19 (43.18%) Automation Testing
6 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
7 17 (38.64%) Security Testing
8 13 (29.55%) QA
8 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) Linux
9 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
9 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
10 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (25.00%) Apache
10 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 11 (25.00%) PHP
10 11 (25.00%) Redis
10 11 (25.00%) User Stories
10 11 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
11 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
12 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
12 9 (20.45%) BDD
13 8 (18.18%) Gherkin
13 8 (18.18%) SoapUI
13 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
13 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (18.18%) API 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.00%) Apache
1 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.27%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.27%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (25.00%) Redis
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) JMeter
1 26 (59.09%) Selenium
2 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.18%) JUnit
3 8 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 8 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.36%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.82%) Gatling
6 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.55%) Hudson
7 2 (4.55%) Mockito
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) TestNG
8 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.27%) JBehave
8 1 (2.27%) Maven
8 1 (2.27%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.27%) Advertising
1 1 (2.27%) Games
1 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Tester
2 17 (38.64%) Automation Tester
3 11 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 11 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 11 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 10 (22.73%) Architect
5 8 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 7 (15.91%) Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Developer in Test
6 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Test Automation Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) RESTful
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (6.82%) REST
7 2 (4.55%) CSS
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 2 (4.55%) Spring
7 2 (4.55%) Symfony
8 1 (2.27%) .NET
8 1 (2.27%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.27%) JSON
8 1 (2.27%) SOAP
8 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) NHS
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Scrum
3 19 (43.18%) Automation Testing
4 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 17 (38.64%) Security Testing
6 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (25.00%) User Stories
8 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.45%) BDD
9 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
10 8 (18.18%) API Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (18.18%) Defect Management
10 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 8 (18.18%) Usability Testing
11 7 (15.91%) Kanban
11 7 (15.91%) Open Source
12 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) PHP
4 7 (15.91%) Scala
5 5 (11.36%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) Groovy
6 4 (9.09%) Ruby
6 4 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (6.82%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Splunk
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.27%) Calypso
3 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Siebel
3 1 (2.27%) Temenos