Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 142 143
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -53
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 14 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.81% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.94% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 28
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £395 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +14.49% -1.43%
10th Percentile £203 £261 £268
90th Percentile £445 £479 £501
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2560 3075 3770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.80% 86.28% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1764 2021 2595
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
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 Testing in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Leeds -5 10 £316 -20.94% 7
Bradford +19 1 - -
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 8 (57.14%) JMeter
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) AppDynamics
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Broadband

Performance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JMeter
2 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Appium
5 1 (7.14%) Gatling
5 1 (7.14%) JUnit
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (7.14%) TestNG
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) API Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) AppDynamics
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Logi
2 1 (7.14%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Talend