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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 20 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.63% - 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% - 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
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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
144 128 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.26% 71.51% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 65
Average daily rate £500 £355 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -18.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £106.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 2 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Juju
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) LXC
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Juju
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Google