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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 73 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 12 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.95% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.17% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -12.85%
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
971 1369 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.36% 81.68% 80.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 735 546
Median daily rate £380 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) LoadRunner
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) High Availability
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) JBoss
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) JMeter
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery

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 4 (21.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) LoadRunner
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (31.58%) 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
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Defect Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 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%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Kanban
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) System Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle