The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 69 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.61% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.65% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£420 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -21.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £352
% change year-on-year
-13.66% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.25
Performance Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
827 772 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.06% 93.69% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 358 368
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £27.44 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.41% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £142.60 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Performance Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel