The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank - 49 47
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.75% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.00%
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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 334 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 73.91% 83.50% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 215 198
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.88 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +17.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £29.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £38.25
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 Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Somerset region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset