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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 22 26
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 1.02% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.37% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £225 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
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
82 73 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 75.93% 74.49% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 34
Median daily rate £370 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 16
Median hourly rate £41.50 £30.52 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.97% +31.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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