Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 21 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 72 62
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.23% 1.02% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.17% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Nottingham median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +47.83%
10th Percentile £425 £405 £399
90th Percentile £475 £485 £454
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +47.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 745 766 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 85.73% 86.95% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 403 457
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £280 £283 £231
90th Percentile £563 £563 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 13
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.23 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% -7.41% -22.86%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.50 £21.28 £38.40
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year +5.80% -13.19% -17.71%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Nottingham

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Protractor
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Protractor
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com