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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 55 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.03% 0.89% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.08% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £300 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -23.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
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
476 742 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.65% 82.72% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 382 337
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
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 29 September 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 4 (28.57%) NeoLoad
3 4 (28.57%) LoadUI
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) C
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (7.14%) Server Building
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (7.14%) KVM
6 1 (7.14%) RHEV
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database

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 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) LoadUI
3 4 (28.57%) NeoLoad
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) HPUX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
1 4 (28.57%) BDD
1 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) RHEV
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik
3 1 (7.14%) VMware