The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 38 55
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £395 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -12.85%
Performance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 303 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.67% 81.67% 89.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 201 321
Median daily rate £450 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.43 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire