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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 95 102
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 18 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.34% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.76% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Median daily rate £375 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +61.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £323 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £386
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1131 1571 1522
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.34% 82.51% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1093 983
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 36
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Leeds +9 16 £375 -28.57% 7
Bradford - 1 - -
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) Java
3 19 (52.78%) Selenium
4 17 (47.22%) JMeter
5 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (36.11%) Scrum
6 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
7 12 (33.33%) QA
7 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 11 (30.56%) OpenLDAP
8 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (30.56%) PHP
8 11 (30.56%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) Apache
8 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
8 11 (30.56%) Redis
8 11 (30.56%) Defect Management
8 11 (30.56%) LAPP Stack
9 10 (27.78%) Scala
9 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Kanban
10 9 (25.00%) Security Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 9 (25.00%) Open Source
10 9 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 9 (25.00%) API Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Gherkin
10 9 (25.00%) User Stories
10 9 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery

Performance Testing
Top Related 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 11 (30.56%) Apache
1 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (30.56%) Redis
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Selenium
2 17 (47.22%) JMeter
3 9 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 7 (19.44%) Gatling
5 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
6 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 6 (16.67%) JIRA
7 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
8 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (5.56%) JUnit
9 2 (5.56%) Mockito
9 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (5.56%) Subversion
9 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.56%) TestNG
10 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Tester
5 5 (13.89%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Test Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (13.89%) REST
5 5 (13.89%) RESTful
6 3 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) Spring
7 2 (5.56%) Symfony
8 1 (2.78%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) NHS
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
2 13 (36.11%) Scrum
3 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) Defect Management
5 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 9 (25.00%) API Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Kanban
6 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (25.00%) Open Source
6 9 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 9 (25.00%) User Stories
7 8 (22.22%) BDD
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.22%) Usability Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) PHP
4 10 (27.78%) Scala
5 5 (13.89%) Groovy
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Splunk
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) HP
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