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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
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
87 78 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 76.99% 73.58% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 46
Median daily rate £370 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 11
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +59.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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