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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tester
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1668 2435 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.26% 94.02% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1288 1445
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 56
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 4 £400 -
Glasgow - 3 £394 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) LoadRunner
2 9 (75.00%) OpenView
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (66.67%) J2EE
3 8 (66.67%) CRM
4 7 (58.33%) SOA
5 6 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (25.00%) C
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (16.67%) Test Management
9 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (16.67%) Unix
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Siebel
10 1 (8.33%) VB
10 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL

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 (8.33%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (66.67%) CRM
3 7 (58.33%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) OpenView
2 8 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) BMC