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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 59 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.96% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £403 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.25% -  
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 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 457 532 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.38% 88.81% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 322 265
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
East Grinstead - 4 £403 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

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

1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (36.36%) Security Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (36.36%) Tableau
4 8 (36.36%) Business Analytics
4 8 (36.36%) Analytics
5 7 (31.82%) User Stories
5 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
5 7 (31.82%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 6 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (27.27%) ETL
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
8 4 (18.18%) Usability Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related 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 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.64%) Burp Suite
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Tableau Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Report Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Business Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Excel Developer
5 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
1 4 (18.18%) RESTful
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Business Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (36.36%) Security Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
5 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (18.18%) API Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 4 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C
3 4 (18.18%) Groovy
3 4 (18.18%) Scala
4 2 (9.09%) ABAP
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) WAI
2 3 (13.64%) WCAG
3 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Tableau
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft