Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 19 November 2017 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 107 127
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 18 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 20
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -22.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £285 £285 £361
90th Percentile £425 £295 £391
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £46.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £46.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +12.20% +23.31%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1918 1467 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.69% 84.17% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 805 1127
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 13 £294 +1.29%
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
1 16 (88.89%) BDD
2 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) Workflow
3 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (72.22%) JIRA
5 12 (66.67%) QA
5 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 12 (66.67%) Big Data
6 10 (55.56%) Hadoop
6 10 (55.56%) Data Entry
6 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
6 10 (55.56%) ETL
7 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
8 8 (44.44%) JMeter
9 7 (38.89%) Gatling
9 7 (38.89%) Taurus
9 7 (38.89%) BlazeMeter
10 6 (33.33%) Java
10 6 (33.33%) Scrum
11 5 (27.78%) Ruby
11 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 5 (27.78%) SDLC
11 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
11 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
12 4 (22.22%) DevOps
12 4 (22.22%) Telecoms

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) BlazeMeter
2 3 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 2 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Big Data
2 10 (55.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (72.22%) JIRA
3 8 (44.44%) JMeter
4 7 (38.89%) Gatling
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Architect
1 14 (77.78%) Test Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
3 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Taurus
2 2 (11.11%) Cascading
2 2 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) BDD
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (77.78%) Workflow
4 10 (55.56%) Data Entry
4 10 (55.56%) ETL
4 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
5 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
11 1 (5.56%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) HiveQL
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) MapR
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle