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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 3.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £108.65 £40.09
% change year-on-year
-69.16% +171.00%
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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
81 84 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 72.32% 71.79% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.78% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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