Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Performance Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Engineering over the 6 months to 14 November 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 Engineering
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 594 603 603
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 42 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.090% 0.057% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.065% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 19
London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £418 £348
90th Percentile £675 £602 £850
England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £33.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.50 - -

Performance Engineering 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,711 41,364 39,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.07% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,397 30,013 28,131
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 405 416
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +3.31% +8.90%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.41 £50.00 £50.07
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

Performance Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Performance Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineering in London

Performance Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Engineering in London

Performance Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Engineering in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Engineering in London

Performance Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Engineering in London

Performance Engineering
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the London region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Central London -22 4 £350 -35.19%
East London -22 2 £500 -8.26%
Performance Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering 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 London region with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 26 (61.90%) DevOps
2 23 (54.76%) Unix
2 23 (54.76%) Python
3 22 (52.38%) Banking
4 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (38.10%) Investment Banking
7 15 (35.71%) Electronic Trading
7 15 (35.71%) Visualisation
7 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 13 (30.95%) Java
9 12 (28.57%) C#
10 11 (26.19%) Scrum
10 11 (26.19%) JIRA
11 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
11 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
11 10 (23.81%) Finance
11 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
12 9 (21.43%) Coaching
13 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
13 8 (19.05%) Appium
13 8 (19.05%) Software Delivery
13 8 (19.05%) Perfecto Mobile
13 8 (19.05%) Selenium
13 8 (19.05%) Kanban
13 8 (19.05%) Data Mining
14 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (16.67%) BDD
15 6 (14.29%) Open Source

Performance Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) GemFire
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (2.38%) npm
1 1 (2.38%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) BGP
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.38%) Extranet
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Frame Relay
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) MPLS
1 1 (2.38%) Multicast
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
1 1 (2.38%) NX-OS
1 1 (2.38%) OSPF
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
1 1 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Data Mining
1 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) JIRA
2 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (19.05%) Appium
3 8 (19.05%) Selenium
4 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.52%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.76%) JMeter
8 1 (2.38%) Ant
8 1 (2.38%) Checkstyle
8 1 (2.38%) FishEye
8 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.38%) Grunt
8 1 (2.38%) JBehave
8 1 (2.38%) JUnit
8 1 (2.38%) Maven
8 1 (2.38%) Mockito
8 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.38%) WinDbg
General
1 22 (52.38%) Banking
2 16 (38.10%) Investment Banking
3 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
5 4 (9.52%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Administrator
1 15 (35.71%) DevOps Administrator
1 15 (35.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 15 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (35.71%) Unix Administrator
1 15 (35.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Software Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Data Mining Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (2.38%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.38%) Chai
4 1 (2.38%) Direct3D
4 1 (2.38%) jBPM
4 1 (2.38%) Jest
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) React
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Sass
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Animation
2 1 (2.38%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) DevOps
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (35.71%) Electronic Trading
4 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 15 (35.71%) Visualisation
5 11 (26.19%) Scrum
6 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.43%) Coaching
8 8 (19.05%) Kanban
8 8 (19.05%) Software Delivery
9 7 (16.67%) BDD
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.29%) Benchmarking
10 6 (14.29%) Open Source
10 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.90%) SDLC
11 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Python
2 13 (30.95%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C
6 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCIE
1 1 (2.38%) CCNP
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Perfecto Mobile
2 3 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) Solace
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.38%) Workday