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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 22 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.82% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.50 £108.65
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -69.16%
Performance Testing
England

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
158 122 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.07% 83.56% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 49
Median daily rate £500 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) PLM
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) PLM
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Server Building
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) VMware