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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
Performance Testing
UK

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
87 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.86% 70.00% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 41
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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