Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 22 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 78 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.86% 0.85% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.04% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £320 £340 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.29% -19.36%
10th Percentile £308 £309 £298
90th Percentile £408 £389 £449
South West median daily rate £403 £355 £345
% change year-on-year +13.38% +2.90% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1085 1061 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.96% 81.93% 79.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 767 820
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £288 £258 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +13.24% +23.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £13.83
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.65
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Wiltshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Wiltshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Wiltshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Swindon +2 11 £320 -9.86%
Performance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 2 (18.18%) logstash
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Kibana
4 2 (18.18%) Icinga
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Billing
4 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
1 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Icinga
1 2 (18.18%) Kibana
1 2 (18.18%) logstash
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) HP