The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Lead
Rank 102 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.070% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.073% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £328
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Test Leader
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Performance Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Leader in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Performance Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Performance Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Performance Test Leader
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Performance Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Leader in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Performance Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy