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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £25.00 £86.25
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -71.01%
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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
88 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.73% 53.57% 61.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 39
Average daily rate £396 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.94% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Average hourly rate £26.83 £40.00 £53.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% -24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £27.00 £35.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.20 £70.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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