The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £4.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +468.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
571 397 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.53% 66.61% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 184 263
Average daily rate £375 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -31.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £133.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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%) Test Planning
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

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
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 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
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%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
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