Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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 Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 74 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.93% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.74% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Coventry median daily rate £295 £281 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.89% -33.43% -
10th Percentile £269 £264 £409
90th Percentile £326 £293 £446
West Midlands median daily rate £315 £320 £395
% change year-on-year -1.56% -18.99% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 -

Performance Testing 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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 632 942 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.04% 88.62% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 661 394
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £258
90th Percentile £551 £540 £561
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% -30.29%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.18 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Coventry

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) UX Design
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
5 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) UX Design
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle