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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 49 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.73% 0.53% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.62% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £288 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.72% +77.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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
366 321 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.05% 84.47% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 204 118
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP