The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 33 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.22% 1.31% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.86% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate £313 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.17% -26.48%
Performance Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 269 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.17% 70.42% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 124 70
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £675 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +137.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Management across the Merseyside region.

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management across the Merseyside region.

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -6 4 £413 +3.12%
Southport - 2 £313 -
Performance Management
North West

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Performance Management 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 Management.

1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
4 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) WATIR
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Performance Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
1 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (28.57%) WATIR
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle