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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.95% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £96.15 £48.18
% change year-on-year
-62.29% +99.55%
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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
223 243 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.57% 81.00% 80.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 125 41
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £266 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 51
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP