The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £32.00
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 486 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.34% 72.65% 70.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 308 200
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.85 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.62% -93.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (50.00%) JConsole
2 1 (50.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (50.00%) JConsole
1 1 (50.00%) VisualVM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP