The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 60 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.94% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.50% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £32.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
556 596 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 74.43% 71.12% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 306 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.78% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £10.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Performance Testing
Scotland

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 11 July 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 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (15.38%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) BODI
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 2 (15.38%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Coordinator
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Designer
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE 5
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) JCL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) HP