Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 161 155
Rank change year-on-year +36 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 33 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.93% 0.28% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.35% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 37
Hampshire median daily rate £369 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +29.03% +12.73%
10th Percentile £284 £344 £300
90th Percentile £488 £638 £439
South East median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £42.00
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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2835 3131 3659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.70% 80.30% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 2010 2254
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 164 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £56.75 £48.65
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Andover - 9 £463 -
Southampton - 8 £325 - 1
Fareham - 5 £350 -
Hook - 3 £350 -
Fleet - 1 £413 -
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 23 (69.70%) Selenium
3 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
4 18 (54.55%) HP
4 18 (54.55%) LoadRunner
5 16 (48.48%) Oracle
6 15 (45.45%) Java
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
7 13 (39.39%) HP UFT
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) SpecFlow
7 13 (39.39%) API Testing
8 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
8 12 (36.36%) ISEB
9 11 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 11 (33.33%) Ant
9 11 (33.33%) Web Services
9 11 (33.33%) .NET
9 11 (33.33%) PuTTY
9 11 (33.33%) WinSCP
9 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (33.33%) TestNG
9 11 (33.33%) F#
9 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) PuTTY
1 11 (33.33%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Selenium
2 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
3 18 (54.55%) LoadRunner
4 13 (39.39%) HP UFT
4 13 (39.39%) SpecFlow
5 11 (33.33%) Ant
5 11 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (33.33%) TestNG
6 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
6 5 (15.15%) JIRA
6 5 (15.15%) JMeter
7 3 (9.09%) Gatling
7 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.09%) Maven
8 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) API Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) SDLC
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) F#
3 7 (21.21%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Groovy
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISEB
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB Practitioner
2 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) HP
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 9 (27.27%) Software AG
4 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) webMethods
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow