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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 102 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 17 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.59% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 9
Median daily rate £400 £320 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £361 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
UK

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
1589 2285 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 79.09% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1208 1223
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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
Edinburgh - 7 £400 - 1
West Lothian - 7 £413 -
Dundee - 3 £115 -
Glasgow -2 1 £400 +23.07%
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Java
3 18 (36.73%) LoadRunner
4 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
4 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (28.57%) BDD
5 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 14 (28.57%) ISEB
6 13 (26.53%) QA
7 12 (24.49%) HP
8 11 (22.45%) CRM
8 11 (22.45%) JIRA
9 10 (20.41%) Degree
9 10 (20.41%) OpenView
10 9 (18.37%) J2EE
10 9 (18.37%) Test Management
10 9 (18.37%) HP SiteScope
11 8 (16.33%) User Stories
11 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) SOA
12 7 (14.29%) Selenium
12 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
12 7 (14.29%) WebGL
12 7 (14.29%) Android
13 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
13 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
14 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
14 5 (10.20%) Finance
14 5 (10.20%) Games

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 1 (2.04%) JBoss
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) GIS
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) LoadRunner
2 11 (22.45%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) LoadUI
4 4 (8.16%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Defect Manager
7 2 (4.08%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Payroll Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Manager
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) J2EE
2 7 (14.29%) WebGL
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) CGI
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Android
2 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
2 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
3 14 (28.57%) BDD
4 11 (22.45%) CRM
5 9 (18.37%) Test Management
6 8 (16.33%) SOA
6 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.33%) User Stories
7 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.16%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) Python
3 3 (6.12%) C
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISEB
1 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) OpenView
2 9 (18.37%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) BMC
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik