The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.64% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +104.65%
Performance Testing
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 43 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 75.00% 67.19% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 20 48
Median daily rate £380 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast 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 Belfast

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Performance Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB