Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 9 December 2018 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 40 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.00% 1.28% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.52% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £300 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.57% +9.29%
10th Percentile £321 £300 £359
90th Percentile £481 £300 £420
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £275 £383
% change year-on-year +36.36% -28.10% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 324 330 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 81.00% 84.18% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 215 220
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.58% -0.32%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £236
90th Percentile £580 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 6
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £18.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -31.30% -20.64%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.28 £8.75
90th Percentile £25.87 £18.87 £30.76
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.06 £13.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -40.91% -7.74%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Liverpool

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Liverpool

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Liverpool over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Validation