Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 6 months to 19 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.23% 0.50% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.64% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Merseyside median daily rate £275 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.66% +4.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £255 £358 £96
90th Percentile £295 £415 £475
North West median daily rate £290 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -24.18% +9.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Performance Testing 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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 411 470 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.39% 78.60% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 292 316
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £166
90th Percentile £538 £511 £539
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.18 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Liverpool -1 5 £300 -17.81%
Performance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Stress Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (33.33%) F#
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Replication
6 1 (16.67%) HP

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Legal Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) F#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP