The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £155.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +14.81%
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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 Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 69.66% 52.70% 63.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 38
Average daily rate £385 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Preston