The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SilkPerformer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Borland SilkPerformer
UK
Rank - 627 -
Contract jobs citing SilkPerformer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SilkPerformer is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7755 7671 6891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.34% 14.52% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5093 4404
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 185 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

SilkPerformer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SilkPerformer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SilkPerformer in the UK

SilkPerformer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SilkPerformer in the UK

SilkPerformer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SilkPerformer in the UK

SilkPerformer
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SilkPerformer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SilkPerformer.

1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Metrics

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing