Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 21 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 56 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.53% 1.03% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.26% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Swindon median daily rate £320 £355 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% -6.33% -19.36%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £298
90th Percentile £408 £410 £449
Wiltshire median daily rate £320 £325 £379
% change year-on-year -1.54% -14.25% -19.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 606 555 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 84.17% 81.86% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 410 521
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +23.55% -25.09%
10th Percentile £12.10 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -16.88% +13.24% +23.64%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Swindon

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Swindon

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 2 (18.18%) logstash
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Kibana
4 2 (18.18%) Icinga
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Billing
4 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
1 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Icinga
1 2 (18.18%) Kibana
1 2 (18.18%) logstash
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) HP