The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 32 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.39% 0.36% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.49% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £25.00 £86.25
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -71.01%
Performance Testing
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 203 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.16% 72.24% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 107 48
Average daily rate £360 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 25
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £26.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Performance Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
Coventry
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