Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 539 596 601
Rank change year-on-year +57 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 12 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.080% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.091% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 14
London median daily rate £525 £650 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +22.35% +18.06%
10th Percentile £403 £340 £416
90th Percentile £650 £675 £607
England median daily rate £463 £475 £513
% change year-on-year -2.63% -7.32% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 32,222 40,777 40,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.05% 88.16% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,177 29,454 29,163
London median daily rate £515 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 470 373
London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.13 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -8.15% +8.34%
10th Percentile £12.40 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.08 £52.63 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.12 £21.00 £24.72
% change year-on-year +14.86% -15.03% +9.84%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +35 2 £600 +71.43%
Performance Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Master's Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Ansible
5 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (16.67%) Java SE
5 2 (16.67%) XPath
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Azure
5 2 (16.67%) C++

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 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Boomi
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) Spark SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) ER Studio
2 1 (8.33%) ERwin
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modeller
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Java SE
1 2 (16.67%) JMS
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) FpML
2 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
4 1 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
3 2 (16.67%) XQuery
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Reuters
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com