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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
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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
78 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 75.00% 40.54% 61.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 35
Average daily rate £385 £350 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.67 £40.00 £53.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.31% -24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £28.00 £35.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £40.00 £70.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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