The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 115 84
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 18 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.59% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.71% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 23
Median daily rate £388 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 2101 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.15% 82.39% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1124 1239
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Scotland region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 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
Glasgow +6 8 £350 - 1
Edinburgh +16 7 £400 +14.28% 1
West Lothian - 5 £388 -
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) HP
3 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
4 13 (40.63%) OpenView
4 13 (40.63%) SOA
4 13 (40.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
5 12 (37.50%) CRM
5 12 (37.50%) J2EE
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) ISEB
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.75%) Degree
7 6 (18.75%) JIRA
8 5 (15.63%) QA
8 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 4 (12.50%) User Stories
9 4 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Release Management

Performance Testing
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 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) GIS
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.13%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) GIS Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) WebGL
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Felix
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Sling
3 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
3 2 (6.25%) Java EE
3 2 (6.25%) JRuby
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (6.25%) JSTL
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) Servlets
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Non-Functional Testing
2 13 (40.63%) SOA
3 12 (37.50%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) BDD
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Release Management
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Groovy
3 2 (6.25%) Jython
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) OpenView
2 12 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) BMC
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
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