Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.12% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% +25.00%
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 695 975 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.23% 80.51% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 663 577
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.50 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in South Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in South Yorkshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) YouTrack
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET