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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 85 80
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 26 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.20% 1.38% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.69% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 4
Median daily rate £525 £420 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -19.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £371 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year - +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +29.87% +6.20%  

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 969 1066 1184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.05% 82.00% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 701 661
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 81 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.23 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Surrey

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £590 -
Reigate -10 4 £338 -13.18%
Guildford - 4 £525 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Project Management
4 12 (35.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) HP
5 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 10 (29.41%) SAP
6 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
7 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (23.53%) Selenium
7 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
8 7 (20.59%) QA
8 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (17.65%) SAP Basis
9 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
9 6 (17.65%) TDD
9 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (17.65%) Test Management
9 6 (17.65%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 6 (17.65%) NeoLoad
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.94%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.65%) NeoLoad
4 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 4 (11.76%) Protractor
4 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) MSTest
6 1 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Architect
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) ERP Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) SUSE
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Project Management
3 12 (35.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
5 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
6 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) C#
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) HP
2 10 (29.41%) SAP
3 6 (17.65%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.82%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) OpenText