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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 1.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.29 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +16.53%
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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
74 96 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.55% 78.69% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 21
Average daily rate £435 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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