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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 65 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.59% 1.69% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.11% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +8.62%
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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
689 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.77% 80.51% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 287
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Drupal
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) W3C
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (55.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Drupal
2 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) JRuby
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE 5
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) W3C
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 2 (22.22%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Jython
2 2 (22.22%) Groovy
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP