The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SilkPerformer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Micro Focus Silk Performer (formerly Borland Silk Performer)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 - 421
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SilkPerformer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% - 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.052% - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SilkPerformer is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3831 3757 3282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.74% 17.33% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2800 2818 2356
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

SilkPerformer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SilkPerformer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SilkPerformer in London

SilkPerformer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SilkPerformer in London

SilkPerformer
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 SilkPerformer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £400 -
SilkPerformer
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SilkPerformer 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 London region with a requirement for SilkPerformer.

1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner

SilkPerformer
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP