The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 84 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.95% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.17% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £317 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.51% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -3.17%
Performance Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1067 1287 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.36% 81.82% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 661 576
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 10 (52.63%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (47.37%) LoadRunner
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) JBoss
5 5 (26.32%) JMeter
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Security Testing
6 4 (21.05%) High Availability
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) System Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Java EE
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) SoapUI

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) LoadRunner
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Security Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) HP
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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