Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 18 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 63 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 20 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.91% 2.19% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.50% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
West Sussex median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £250
90th Percentile £455 £408 £375
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £46.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +12.20% +23.31%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 927 1121 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.51% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 637 705
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £272
90th Percentile £573 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in West Sussex

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -3 7 £450 +20.00%
East Grinstead +8 6 £435 +16.00%
Gatwick - 4 £343 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (50.00%) QA
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 8 (40.00%) Java
7 8 (40.00%) Selenium
8 7 (35.00%) JIRA
8 7 (35.00%) User Stories
8 7 (35.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (30.00%) Defect Management
9 6 (30.00%) Business Analytics
9 6 (30.00%) Analytics
9 6 (30.00%) Scala
9 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
10 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (25.00%) .NET
10 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (25.00%) RESTful
10 5 (25.00%) Confluence
10 5 (25.00%) Kanban
10 5 (25.00%) Groovy
10 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 5 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) Burp Suite
6 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) JMeter
7 1 (5.00%) Appium
7 1 (5.00%) Calabash
7 1 (5.00%) Gatling
7 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
7 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics Developer
3 4 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) FMCG
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (35.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (35.00%) User Stories
6 6 (30.00%) Analytics
6 6 (30.00%) Business Analytics
6 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (25.00%) API Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Kanban
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Scala
3 5 (25.00%) Groovy
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) ABAP
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) GAMP
2 2 (10.00%) WAI
2 2 (10.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (20.00%) Tableau
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) SAP