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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 16 19
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 3.16% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.69% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £290 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -9.09%
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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
88 64 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.22% 67.37% 56.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 56
Average daily rate £300 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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