The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 119 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 4 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 0
Average daily rate
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- £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £370 £260
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
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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
2608 2253 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1106 1005
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tester Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Tester
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 Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Performance Tester
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Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
1 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) C
5 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) ODBC
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 4 (25.00%) Fiddler
7 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (25.00%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 2 (12.50%) JMeter
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
10 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
3 1 (6.25%) VisualVM
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) ODBC
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) IBM