Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Testing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 53 53
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +17
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate - - £395
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 £385
% change year-on-year +38.46% -15.64% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 532 473 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 85.26% 85.53% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 310 355
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -
10th Percentile £206 £231 £265
90th Percentile £613 £584 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 61
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.68 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Bedfordshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Testing in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Taurus
1 1 (100.00%) BlazeMeter

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Taurus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL