Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 115 131
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 -50
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 10 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.44% 1.06% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.21% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 20
Leeds median daily rate £316 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +18.08% -24.72%
10th Percentile £202 £289 £286
90th Percentile £430 £483 £578
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +3.80% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1939 2311 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.18% 87.74% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1563 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Leeds

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Leeds

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Leeds

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Broadband
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB

Performance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Appium
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) API Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Logi
2 1 (10.00%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Talend