The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 48 44
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.34% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.75% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £385 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +24.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 343 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.60% 76.56% 79.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 227 209
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Lancashire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft