The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 29 March 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 1.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year - +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +29.87% +6.20%  

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 229 217 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 77.89% 77.50% 65.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 126 128
Median daily rate £340 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Leicestershire

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Leicestershire