The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 30 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.

Performance Testing
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.10% - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £315
% change year-on-year - +26.98%  
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 Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 108 127 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 83.72% 86.99% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 74 106
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +111.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) NeoLoad
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (28.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) NeoLoad
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware