Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Performance Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Monitoring
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 95 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £425 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -29.17% +54.84%
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £13.25

Performance Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,177 1,353 1,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.42% 82.90% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 995 770
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £224 £229 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.45% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £9.69 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.25 £51.20 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Performance Monitoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in Birmingham

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in Birmingham

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in Birmingham over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in Birmingham

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk