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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.87% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
94 112 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.74% 87.50% 80.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 86 37
Median daily rate £403 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 19
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 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 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