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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 131 121 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -43
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 9 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.60% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.74% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 27
Median daily rate £395 £415 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £475 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
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
2464 2424 1824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.41% 81.07% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1723 1138
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 59
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.43% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
South Yorkshire -1 5 £400 +6.66%
West Yorkshire -5 4 £300 -27.71% 5
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) JMeter
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 3 (16.67%) SDET
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) HTML

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) DataStage
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 3 (16.67%) JMeter
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Gatling
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (5.56%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) VisualVM
3 1 (5.56%) YourKit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Engagement Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SDET
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.56%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) New Relic
3 1 (5.56%) Siebel
3 1 (5.56%) VMware