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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.61% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.74% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £278 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

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
685 1222 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.36% 83.36% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 642 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 19 February 2017, 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 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) OpenView
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) API Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (45.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft