The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Testing over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 64 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 12 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.40% 1.82% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.60% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
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Scotland

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
681 461 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.65% 69.95% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 251 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Glasgow region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Performance 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 Performance Testing.

1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) Release Management
5 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Java EE 5
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (15.00%) Use Case
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Performance 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 Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.00%) BODI
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Java EE 5
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
1 3 (15.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) JRuby
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
3 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Jython
3 2 (10.00%) JCL
3 2 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) HP