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 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 60 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.46% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.55% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
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
560 728 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.87% 82.82% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 374 297
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 26 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 June 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 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE 5
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall

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 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) SOA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Java EE 5
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) HPUX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) BPEL
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.67%) RHEV
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik
2 1 (6.67%) VMware