Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 20 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 92 113
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.74% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.093% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £294 £290 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% -23.43% +37.73%
10th Percentile £283 £285 £307
90th Percentile £299 £295 £445
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £290 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -22.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1458 1079 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.55% 85.16% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 633 853
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £416 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +7.92% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £250
90th Percentile £529 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £25.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.69% +27.45%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Milton Keynes

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
1 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Workflow
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) Big Data
4 8 (61.54%) JIRA
4 8 (61.54%) QA
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) ETL
5 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
6 5 (38.46%) Data Entry
6 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 5 (38.46%) SDLC
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) JMeter
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Gatling
7 4 (30.77%) Taurus
7 4 (30.77%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Ruby
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) HiveQL
9 2 (15.38%) MapR

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Slack
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Big Data
2 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) JMeter
4 4 (30.77%) Gatling
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
1 9 (69.23%) Test Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Taurus
2 2 (15.38%) Cascading
2 2 (15.38%) Kafka
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) BDD
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) Workflow
4 7 (53.85%) ETL
5 5 (38.46%) Data Entry
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
8 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) HiveQL
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) MapR
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle