Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Performance Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 140 155
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Leeds median daily rate - £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.22% +22.73%
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £345 £338
% change year-on-year - +2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2143 2506 3095
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.80% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1672 2144
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £561 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Performance Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in Leeds

Performance Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tester in Leeds

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sun