The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 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.

Performance Testing
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 99 77
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 9 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 0.34% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.41% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Manchester median daily rate £406 £300 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.41% -13.66%  
10th Percentile £377 £300 £282
90th Percentile £431 £360 £433
North West median daily rate £400 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +18.51% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
10th Percentile £275 £264 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £555
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Manchester

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Manchester

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Manchester

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 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
Oldham - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £406 -
Performance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) Android
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) GStreamer
7 2 (13.33%) Hudson
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) FFmpeg
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps

Performance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) FFmpeg
4 2 (13.33%) GStreamer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) API Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Autodesk
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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