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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 90 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 27 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.13% 1.43% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.91% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 22
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£315 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -10.97%
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
1792 1625 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.79% 75.16% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 932 1031
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 58
Average hourly rate £16.67 £24.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.54% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 October 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 October 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 -7 22 £320 +28.00% 8
North Yorkshire - 3 £315 - 4
South Yorkshire +4 1 £300 -42.85% 3
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (42.62%) Java
2 21 (34.43%) Test Scripting
3 17 (27.87%) Apache
3 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
3 17 (27.87%) PHP
3 17 (27.87%) JMeter
4 15 (24.59%) Red Hat
4 15 (24.59%) Oracle
4 15 (24.59%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (24.59%) Open Source
4 15 (24.59%) OpenLDAP
4 15 (24.59%) Redis
5 14 (22.95%) Validation
6 12 (19.67%) Data Modelling
6 12 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (19.67%) QA
7 11 (18.03%) Test Management
7 11 (18.03%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
7 11 (18.03%) HTTP
7 11 (18.03%) Statistical Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (16.39%) Data Integration
9 9 (14.75%) Reference Data
9 9 (14.75%) Data Architecture
9 9 (14.75%) User Experience
9 9 (14.75%) LoadRunner
9 9 (14.75%) .NET
9 9 (14.75%) SOAP
10 8 (13.11%) ODBC

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (27.87%) Apache
1 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) OpenLDAP
2 11 (18.03%) HTTP
3 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) DVB
3 5 (8.20%) VLAN
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (24.59%) Redis
2 12 (19.67%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
4 10 (16.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.64%) DB2
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) JMeter
2 9 (14.75%) LoadRunner
3 5 (8.20%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Architect
1 18 (29.51%) Tester
2 16 (26.23%) Technical Architect
3 15 (24.59%) Performance Tester
4 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SAP Tester
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
1 9 (14.75%) SOAP
2 8 (13.11%) ODBC
2 8 (13.11%) Ajax
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) JSP
4 1 (1.64%) Servlets
4 1 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) Java EE
4 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.64%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.64%) SPML
4 1 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Open Source
2 10 (16.39%) Data Integration
3 9 (14.75%) Reference Data
3 9 (14.75%) User Experience
4 5 (8.20%) Video on Demand
4 5 (8.20%) MPEG
4 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) IPTV
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) STB
5 2 (3.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) UNIX
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Test Scripting
2 14 (22.95%) Validation
3 12 (19.67%) Data Modelling
4 11 (18.03%) Test Management
4 11 (18.03%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Data Architecture
6 8 (13.11%) Performance Management
7 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (11.48%) ETL
8 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.92%) ITIL
11 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.92%) Release Management
12 2 (3.28%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) PHP
3 8 (13.11%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.84%) C
5 5 (8.20%) C++
5 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) Tcl
6 4 (6.56%) SQL
7 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
1 7 (11.48%) ISEB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.28%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Red Hat
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) HP
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) Sybase
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) Capita
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.64%) Novell
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Sun
5 1 (1.64%) Actimize
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