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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 67 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
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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
689 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.77% 80.51% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 287
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) W3C
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Drupal
1 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) W3C
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe