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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 103 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 10 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.57% 0.81% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.01% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 14
Median daily rate £404 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +35.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £359 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £438 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -71.42% +26.22%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1432 1588 1807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.55% 79.92% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1016 1165
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 81 92
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £46.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Southampton +4 3 £295 -30.58% 2
Andover - 2 £348 -
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) SoapUI
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 7 (53.85%) BDD
4 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 7 (53.85%) HP
4 7 (53.85%) ISEB
4 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
4 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
5 6 (46.15%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) API Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (30.77%) vRealize
7 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (30.77%) TestNG
7 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) PuTTY
1 4 (30.77%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) SoapUI
2 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Ant
3 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
3 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
3 4 (30.77%) TestNG
3 4 (30.77%) Toad
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) E-Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) API Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) F#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) vRealize
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
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