Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 May 2018 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 46 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.48% 0.21% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.27% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Southampton median daily rate £369 - £425
10th Percentile £318 - £345
90th Percentile £414 - £438
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £404 £400
% change year-on-year -7.12% +0.94% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £42.00

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 359 364 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.30% 77.78% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 220 258
Southampton median daily rate £425 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.25% -4.22%
10th Percentile £306 £277 £250
90th Percentile £575 £691 £529
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +1.80% +7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 31
Southampton median hourly rate £31.51 £13.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.35% -8.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £17.25 £37.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +6.36% -23.08% +58.89%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Southampton

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft