The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 34 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.93% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £409
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -17.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £96.15 £40.09 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+139.82% +29.32%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 170 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.88% 75.22% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 50 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Testing
West Midlands

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 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP