The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 24 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.57% 0.62% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.84% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - £32.00
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 119 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.29% 73.91% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 52
Average daily rate £550 £420 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £103.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Performance Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Juju
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) LXC
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Juju
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google