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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 53 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.00% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £288 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +37.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
435 322 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.00% 83.85% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 206 107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +39.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.08 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JMeter
3 4 (57.14%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Automotive
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) OWASP
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) BDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) PLM
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware