The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 19 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.92% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Median daily rate £300 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £320 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1901 2167 1594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.31% 82.08% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1226 922
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 51 102
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Midlands

Performance Testing
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 Testing across the West Midlands region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Testing
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 Testing across the West Midlands region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire -5 6 £275 -14.06%
Shropshire +30 4 £500 -
Coventry -5 3 £288 -47.72%
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £255 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £223 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) QA
3 14 (38.89%) Selenium
4 12 (33.33%) Scrum
5 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.00%) JIRA
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
8 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
8 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
8 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
8 7 (19.44%) .NET
8 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
8 7 (19.44%) SDLC
9 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
9 6 (16.67%) JUnit
9 6 (16.67%) JMeter
9 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 5 (13.89%) JSON
10 5 (13.89%) Kanban
10 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.89%) BDD

Performance Testing
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 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
1 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) JIRA
3 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
4 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
4 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
5 6 (16.67%) JMeter
5 6 (16.67%) JUnit
6 5 (13.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.33%) Mockito
9 2 (5.56%) Hudson
9 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
9 2 (5.56%) PhantomJS
10 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
1 13 (36.11%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) QA Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior QA Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Regression Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) UAT Lead
6 2 (5.56%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.89%) JSON
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 4 (11.11%) RESTful
4 4 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (8.33%) OAuth2
5 3 (8.33%) OpenID
5 3 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) EDI
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) Node.js
6 2 (5.56%) Spring
6 2 (5.56%) Struts
7 1 (2.78%) Middleware
7 1 (2.78%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
5 7 (19.44%) SDLC
5 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
7 5 (13.89%) Kanban
7 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.89%) User Stories
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (11.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Groovy
4 1 (2.78%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Grafana
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (8.33%) Kibana
1 3 (8.33%) logstash
1 3 (8.33%) rkt
2 2 (5.56%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 3 (8.33%) Splunk
4 2 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) CODA
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
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