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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 11 22
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 2.08% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -14.94%
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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 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 79.49% 79.17% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 61
Average daily rate £500 £320 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £202 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £78.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+420.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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