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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 17 23
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 5.05% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.58% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £283 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
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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
88 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 69.29% 66.67% 58.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 38
Average daily rate £320 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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