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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 61 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.41% 1.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £370 £308
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
Scotland

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
687 585 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.24% 94.81% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 287 383
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -33.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) HP