The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.85% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £86.25
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -71.01%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 57 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.91% 69.51% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 41
Average daily rate £171 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.91% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £270 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland