Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Performance Tester was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 201 207
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.18% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.096% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £395 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.30% +16.61% +9.27%
10th Percentile £498 £326 £294
90th Percentile £568 £409 £378
England median daily rate £448 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +14.74% +4.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4294 5188 5852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.13% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 3331 3898
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.58 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Performance Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tester in Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tester in Yorkshire

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire +20 4 - -
Performance Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
1 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Gatling
4 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Broadband
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
2 5 (62.50%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Gatling
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Sun