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 3 months to 25 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.21% 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £420 £318 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.78%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 419 651 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.93% 88.93% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 403 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 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
Worthing - 1 £420 -
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Tableau
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) PMI
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model

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 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
2 1 (16.67%) Mule
2 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Tableau Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Report Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Excel Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Development Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Development Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Tableau
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft