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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.44% 0.65% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.79% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +59.72%

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
477 504 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.79% 81.69% 83.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 262 393
Median daily rate £358 £338 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £33.00 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) OpenView
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) Servlets
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Felix
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Sling
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
1 2 (20.00%) JRuby
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) JSTL
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) Servlets
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Jython
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenView
2 2 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) BMC