Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 176 158
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18 -45
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 19 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.58% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.69% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 42
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.28% +11.33%
10th Percentile £206 £270 £289
90th Percentile £551 £463 £488
England median daily rate £446 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +7.47% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £39.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -4.27% +23.31%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3644 4610 5171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.44% 84.19% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2425 3014 3558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 177
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.07
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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 +3 14 £410 +3.80% 6
South Yorkshire +14 1 £365 -8.75%
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 12 (63.16%) JMeter
2 11 (57.89%) LoadRunner
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
5 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
6 5 (26.32%) Gatling
7 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
7 4 (21.05%) Spring
7 4 (21.05%) Maven
7 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
9 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (10.53%) DevOps
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria

Performance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Broadband
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JMeter
2 11 (57.89%) LoadRunner
3 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Gatling
4 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
5 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) Maven
5 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) Appium
7 1 (5.26%) JUnit
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.26%) TestNG
7 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.26%) WebLOAD
7 1 (5.26%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Test Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
1 3 (15.79%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Logi
2 1 (5.26%) Logi Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) Talend