The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Performance Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Engineering 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 Engineering
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Performance Engineering 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% - 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Performance Engineering 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1739 2371 2045
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.03% 81.98% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1318 1221
Median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 49 104
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.61 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.08% -32.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Performance Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineering in the West Midlands

Performance Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Engineering in the West Midlands

Performance Engineering
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 Engineering within the West 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
Shropshire - 3 - -
Performance Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineering 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 Engineering.

1 4 (100.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (75.00%) Pentaho
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Performance Engineering
Co-occurring 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 (75.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Cloudera CDH
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu