The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 23 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 45 45
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire - 0.20% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -71.42% +26.22%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 348 424 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.71% 86.53% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 221 256
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -69.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.88 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.50 £50.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Nottinghamshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) UDDI
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com