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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 108 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 22 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.90% 1.17% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.40% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 22
Median daily rate £481 £364 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £309 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £474 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
1990 2567 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 83.75% 78.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1722 1326
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 95 57
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -4.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.55 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +14 22 £481 +42.59% 5
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 27 (71.05%) Java
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Selenium
4 22 (57.89%) JMeter
5 19 (50.00%) Scrum
6 18 (47.37%) Automation Testing
7 17 (44.74%) Security Testing
8 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
9 11 (28.95%) QA
9 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
10 10 (26.32%) User Stories
11 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
12 8 (21.05%) Usability Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
12 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
12 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
12 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
12 8 (21.05%) API Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
13 7 (18.42%) BDD
13 7 (18.42%) JUnit
13 7 (18.42%) Linux
13 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
13 7 (18.42%) Scala
14 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
14 6 (15.79%) Kanban
14 6 (15.79%) Web Services

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 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.63%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (13.16%) Redis
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.63%) DataStage
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Selenium
2 22 (57.89%) JMeter
3 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
4 7 (18.42%) JUnit
4 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
5 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
6 5 (13.16%) JIRA
7 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.89%) Gatling
8 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
9 2 (5.26%) Subversion
10 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.63%) Hudson
10 1 (2.63%) JBehave
10 1 (2.63%) Maven
10 1 (2.63%) Mockito
10 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Tester
2 16 (42.11%) Automation Tester
3 11 (28.95%) Java Automation Tester
3 11 (28.95%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 11 (28.95%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Developer in Test
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Tester
7 5 (13.16%) Architect
7 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
8 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Lead Tester
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Gherkin
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (13.16%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) Symfony
6 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Scrum
3 18 (47.37%) Automation Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Security Testing
5 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
6 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (26.32%) User Stories
8 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.05%) API Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
9 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Usability Testing
10 7 (18.42%) BDD
11 6 (15.79%) Kanban
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (13.16%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (13.16%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) Scala
4 5 (13.16%) Groovy
4 5 (13.16%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.63%) Calypso
3 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Siebel
3 1 (2.63%) Temenos
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