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 3 months to 30 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.

Performance Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +29 -9  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 23 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.08% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.55% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 12
Median daily rate £375 £525 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +118.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £328 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £315
% change year-on-year - +26.98%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1756 2352 2204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.83% 81.30% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1604 1424
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +10.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.75 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
West Yorkshire +23 20 £375 -28.57% 4
South Yorkshire +11 3 £213 -37.50%
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (70.00%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) Selenium
4 18 (45.00%) JMeter
5 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
7 13 (32.50%) Scrum
7 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
8 12 (30.00%) QA
8 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (27.50%) Scala
9 11 (27.50%) OpenLDAP
9 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (27.50%) PHP
9 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 11 (27.50%) Apache
9 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
9 11 (27.50%) Redis
9 11 (27.50%) Defect Management
9 11 (27.50%) LAPP Stack
10 9 (22.50%) API Testing
10 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
10 9 (22.50%) Gherkin
10 9 (22.50%) User Stories
10 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
10 9 (22.50%) Open Source
10 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
10 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
10 9 (22.50%) Kanban
11 8 (20.00%) Usability Testing

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 11 (27.50%) Apache
1 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (27.50%) Redis
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Selenium
2 18 (45.00%) JMeter
3 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
4 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) Gatling
5 7 (17.50%) JIRA
5 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
6 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
8 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (5.00%) JUnit
9 2 (5.00%) Mockito
9 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (5.00%) Subversion
9 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.00%) TestNG
10 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Tester
2 9 (22.50%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (22.50%) Gherkin
3 7 (17.50%) Web Services
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) REST
5 5 (12.50%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) Symfony
8 1 (2.50%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) NHS
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (27.50%) Defect Management
6 9 (22.50%) API Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Kanban
6 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
6 9 (22.50%) Open Source
6 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
6 9 (22.50%) User Stories
7 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.00%) Usability Testing
8 7 (17.50%) BDD
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) PHP
3 11 (27.50%) Scala
4 5 (12.50%) Groovy
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Splunk
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.50%) HP
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