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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 1.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £96.15 £40.09
% change year-on-year
-65.15% +139.82%
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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
82 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 71.93% 64.76% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 32
Average daily rate £430 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.98 £22.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.05 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £28.35 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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