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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 39 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 0.71% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.01% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £575 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
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
291 199 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.67% 71.07% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 116 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.38% -6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) PLM
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PLM
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware