Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Rational Performance Tester skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 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.

IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 2 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate - £415 £363
% change year-on-year - +14.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Rational Performance Tester is in the Development Applications category. The following 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 300 963 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.22% 20.76% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 619 565
Median daily rate £441 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +4.65% +1.78%
10th Percentile £323 £324 £306
90th Percentile £567 £588 £562
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -23.08%
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.96 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.03% +5.78% +0.59%

Rational Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Rational Performance Tester as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Performance Tester in the West Midlands

Rational Performance Tester
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 Rational Performance Tester within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 - -
Rational Performance Tester
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Rational Performance Tester.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Rational Performance Tester
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM