The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
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
2160 1905 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.18% 91.85% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 1011 926
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 149 195
Average hourly rate £16.93 £17.49 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -22.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £10.28 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tester
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 Tester across the West Midlands region.

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) JConsole
1 1 (50.00%) VisualVM
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (50.00%) JConsole
1 1 (50.00%) VisualVM
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft