The first table below looks at the demand for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 68 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% - 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
629 555 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.37% 70.43% 69.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 291 277
Average daily rate £350 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.94% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle