Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Performance Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 - 153
Rank change year-on-year - +153 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.069% - 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% - 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median daily rate - - £275
North West median daily rate £388 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2773 3213 3706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.64% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 2059 2135
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 71 146
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -7.69% +12.07%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.60 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.59% -9.38% +24.38%

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Performance Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in Manchester

Performance Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tester in Manchester

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Taurus
2 1 (50.00%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Taurus
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle