Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Testing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 38
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.33% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Chester median daily rate - £220 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.31% +1.56%
Cheshire median daily rate £294 £330 £364
% change year-on-year -10.98% -9.34% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 172 247 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 81.52% 82.61% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 222 182
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £304
90th Percentile £503 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 21
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Chester

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Chester