The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Engineer
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2586 2370 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.46% 93.01% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1134 1150
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 93 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Engineer across the Scotland region.

Performance Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Performance Engineer
UK

Performance Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Performance Engineer in their job title 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 with Performance Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) e-Health
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Performance Engineer in their job title 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 with Performance Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) e-Health
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) HP