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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.55% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
295 194 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 80.60% 80.17% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 57 123
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 14
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £28.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MDX

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Database Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft