The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 118 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.094% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.099% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £398 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +120.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Tester
UK

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
2055 3041 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.44% 94.97% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1586 1409
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 61 67
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 3 £400 +0.62% 1
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Siebel
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) OpenView
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP