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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 6.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
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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
87 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 76.99% 73.61% 56.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 48
Average daily rate £250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £192 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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