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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 58 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £96.15 £48.18
% change year-on-year
-62.29% +99.55%
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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
695 462 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.57% 75.12% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 236 357
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.18 £16.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.68 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) SOA
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (33.33%) Use Case
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) GlassFish
4 5 (33.33%) Java EE
4 5 (33.33%) Groovy
4 5 (33.33%) JRuby
4 5 (33.33%) Java EE 5
4 5 (33.33%) Jython
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (33.33%) OOD
4 5 (33.33%) Linux

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) BODI
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Designer
1 5 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Tools Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) Java EE
1 5 (33.33%) JRuby
1 5 (33.33%) Java EE 5
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
1 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) JSP
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) Use Case
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Groovy
2 5 (33.33%) Jython
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JCL
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) AppSense