The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 26 18
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.34% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.53% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
Performance Testing
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 158 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.77% 92.40% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 113 36
Median daily rate £413 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 21
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester