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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 56 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% 1.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.67% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£250 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
Performance Testing
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
584 419 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.67% 69.03% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 208 265
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
6 3 (17.65%) JCL
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) BODI
6 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter
7 2 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Java EE 5
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
1 3 (17.65%) BODI
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Test Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Java EE 5
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) JSP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) Java EE
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
1 2 (11.76%) JRuby
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JCL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Groovy
2 2 (11.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy