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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 67 67 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.44% 1.39% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.74% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 11
Average daily rate
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- £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +20.68%
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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
745 690 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.07% 79.95% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 310 263
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +268.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 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%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
4 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 3 (33.33%) Drupal
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) W3C
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
6 2 (22.22%) Private Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) Drupal
1 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Private Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) LESS
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) W3C
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
6 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
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 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft