The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 29 April 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 Monitoring
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 92 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Performance Monitoring 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.46% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £415 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -30.00%  

Performance Monitoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1320 1296 1356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 81.63% 81.05% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 807 808
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Performance Monitoring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the East Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the East Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Monitoring in the East Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Monitoring in the East Midlands

Performance Monitoring
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Northamptonshire +5 9 £425 -
Leicestershire -5 1 £700 +180.00%
Performance Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Monitoring 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 22 (73.33%) Performance Testing
2 21 (70.00%) Unix
3 19 (63.33%) Oracle
4 17 (56.67%) IBM
4 17 (56.67%) Tivoli
4 17 (56.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
5 15 (50.00%) Java
6 14 (46.67%) Test Strategy
7 13 (43.33%) Test Planning
7 13 (43.33%) Banking
8 10 (33.33%) Volume Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (26.67%) nmon
10 8 (26.67%) Ganglia
10 8 (26.67%) AppDynamics
11 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (16.67%) ETL
13 4 (13.33%) Linux
13 4 (13.33%) Informatica
13 4 (13.33%) PowerCenter
13 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (10.00%) Finance
14 3 (10.00%) SAN
14 3 (10.00%) SQL
14 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
15 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (6.67%) REST
15 2 (6.67%) Open Source

Performance Monitoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 2 (6.67%) JBoss
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) PowerCenter
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) HBase
4 1 (3.33%) Mahout
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
3 12 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
4 10 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.33%) DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.67%) Java EE
1 2 (6.67%) JPA
1 2 (6.67%) REST
1 2 (6.67%) SOAP
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) XML
1 2 (6.67%) XSD
1 2 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Performance Testing
2 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
3 14 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 13 (43.33%) Test Planning
5 10 (33.33%) Volume Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Open Source
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) SOA
9 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) SOLID
9 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Tivoli
1 17 (56.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 8 (26.67%) Ganglia
2 8 (26.67%) nmon
3 1 (3.33%) Ambari
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 17 (56.67%) IBM
3 8 (26.67%) AppDynamics
4 4 (13.33%) Informatica
4 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Siemens