The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Performance Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.034% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2825 2253 2204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.64% 95.43% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1364 1147
Median daily rate £398 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 140 198
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.98 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Performance Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

Performance Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Test Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Test Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Performance Test Engineer
England

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Performance Test Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle