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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +100.00%

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
69 91 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.13% 86.67% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 50
Median daily rate £403 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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

Performance Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik