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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 127 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.80% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.96% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 19
Median daily rate £395 £220 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.54% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £415 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 £108.65
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -69.16%
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
2349 2389 1903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.22% 82.72% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1641 1568 1248
Median daily rate £425 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 49
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.72 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.27% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -8 8 £375 +33.92% 8
South Yorkshire -9 3 £400 -27.27%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Selenium
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) JMeter
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) Ruby
7 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) SDET
8 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (12.00%) Business Development
8 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Use Case
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.00%) JMeter
5 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
7 1 (4.00%) Firebug
7 1 (4.00%) Gatling
7 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.00%) VisualVM
7 1 (4.00%) YourKit
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (8.00%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) iSeries
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Coaching
4 4 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Business Development
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SDET
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) New Relic
3 1 (4.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) VMware