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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 1.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
25 72 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 55.56% 72.73% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 50
Median daily rate £400 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 7
Median hourly rate £39.75 £34.95 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.73% +39.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £30.15 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow