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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 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 Preston - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -76.77%
Performance Testing
Lancashire

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
49 72 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 64.47% 75.79% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 16
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £29.69 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.76 £39.60 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

Performance Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification