The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / East of England
Rank 109 114 120
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Median daily rate £338 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £390 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year - +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +29.87% +6.20%  

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1796 1971 2038
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.69% 80.71% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1172 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in the East of England

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in the East of England

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in the East of England

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in the East of England

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Essex -1 9 £325 -
Hertfordshire -1 3 £363 -23.68% 3
Suffolk - 3 £538 - 3
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £300 -29.41% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 13 (52.00%) QA
2 12 (48.00%) JMeter
3 10 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (36.00%) JIRA
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (32.00%) SDLC
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
5 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Test Management
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Validation
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (12.00%) Windows

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) 802.11
1 1 (4.00%) BGP
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) IPv4
1 1 (4.00%) IPv6
1 1 (4.00%) Multicast
1 1 (4.00%) OSPF
1 1 (4.00%) SDH
1 1 (4.00%) SONET
1 1 (4.00%) VPLS
1 1 (4.00%) VRRP
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) JMeter
2 10 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Tester
2 8 (32.00%) Performance Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (4.00%) HR Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Management
6 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Groovy
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Informatica
1 2 (8.00%) NetApp
1 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (8.00%) Sophos
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Dell
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Huawei
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Tellabs
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