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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - 15 35
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 4.12% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £96.15 £48.18
% change year-on-year
-62.29% +99.55%
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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
89 60 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 75.42% 61.86% 60.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 87
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £278 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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