Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 588 619 574
Rank change year-on-year +31 -45 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 39 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.037% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.042% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 15
London median daily rate £475 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.39% -
10th Percentile £322 £397 £355
90th Percentile £675 £637 £760
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00

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 39,201 40,859 36,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.13% 87.88% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,062 29,756 26,321
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 421 442
London median hourly rate £24.47 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.20% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +5.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -3 3 £350 -
Performance Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) DevOps
3 18 (46.15%) C#
3 18 (46.15%) Unix
3 18 (46.15%) Python
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 15 (38.46%) Banking
6 14 (35.90%) Java
7 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (30.77%) .NET
9 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
9 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
9 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
10 10 (25.64%) BDD
10 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (25.64%) Selenium
10 10 (25.64%) JIRA
11 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
11 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
11 9 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (23.08%) Kanban
11 9 (23.08%) Visualisation
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 9 (23.08%) Perfecto Mobile
11 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
11 9 (23.08%) Coaching
11 9 (23.08%) Appium
12 8 (20.51%) Software Delivery
12 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio

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 (12.82%) Confluence
2 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (2.56%) npm
2 1 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 8 (20.51%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
2 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 10 (25.64%) Selenium
3 9 (23.08%) Appium
4 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
5 4 (10.26%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.69%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) Babel
7 1 (2.56%) Grunt
7 1 (2.56%) gulp
7 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 15 (38.46%) Banking
2 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Finance
4 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Performance Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) DevOps Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Performance Test Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Development Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) Chai
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) Jest
5 1 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) React
5 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) DevOps
3 16 (41.03%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
6 10 (25.64%) BDD
6 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (23.08%) Coaching
7 9 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
7 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 9 (23.08%) Kanban
7 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 9 (23.08%) Visualisation
8 8 (20.51%) Performance Management
8 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Software Delivery
9 6 (15.38%) Benchmarking
10 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.82%) SDLC
10 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) C#
1 18 (46.15%) Python
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Perfecto Mobile
2 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Workday