The median contractor rate for a Performance Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.15% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.15% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -14.06% +12.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1379 1977 2004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.80% 96.35% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 1366 1377
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in West Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tester in West Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tester in West Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds +21 3 - - 1
Performance Tester
Yorkshire

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Gatling
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sun