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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 113 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 13 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 1.34% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.84% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 27
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£325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £295 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.21% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £155.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +14.81%
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
1955 1687 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.23% 73.13% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 999 756
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 61
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -21 6 £413 +17.85% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £215 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 17 (42.50%) Test Management
2 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (32.50%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) SOAP
5 11 (27.50%) HTTP
6 10 (25.00%) .NET
6 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
7 9 (22.50%) User Experience
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
7 9 (22.50%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (20.00%) Ajax
8 8 (20.00%) QA
8 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (20.00%) ODBC
8 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.50%) Selenium
10 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.50%) HTML
11 5 (12.50%) Web Services
11 5 (12.50%) CSS
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.50%) ETL
11 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
11 5 (12.50%) Data Protection

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
3 7 (17.50%) Selenium
4 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.00%) JMeter
7 2 (5.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) Maven
8 1 (2.50%) JIRA
8 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.50%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
1 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Tester
3 9 (22.50%) Performance Tester
4 8 (20.00%) Head of Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Test Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) SOAP
2 10 (25.00%) .NET
3 8 (20.00%) ODBC
3 8 (20.00%) Ajax
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) Servlets
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) POSIX
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Java EE
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) JAX-WS
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.50%) SPML
6 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) W3C
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Test Management
2 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (22.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) BeanShell
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Novell
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
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