The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.33% 0.16% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.19% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £365 £360 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £328 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £392 £528
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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1034 1067 1015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.88% 84.28% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 710 579
Median daily rate £435 £430 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +5.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Surrey

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Surrey

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 2 £365 - 1
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
3 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 12 (41.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 10 (34.48%) SAP
4 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) HP
6 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
8 6 (20.69%) SAP Basis
8 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (17.24%) NeoLoad
9 5 (17.24%) Test Management
9 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
9 5 (17.24%) Selenium
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.24%) NeoLoad
3 5 (17.24%) Selenium
4 4 (13.79%) Protractor
4 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
4 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.34%) Gatling
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.90%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) Subversion
7 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.45%) MSTest
7 1 (3.45%) NUnit
7 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Architect
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) SUSE
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
5 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Test Management
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) SAP
3 8 (27.59%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) Sybase
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) OpenText
Surrey
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago