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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 121 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 27 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.33% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.65% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 21
Median daily rate £327 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.05% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £336 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
Performance Testing
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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
2474 2420 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.64% 80.27% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1234 1163
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 36
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £12.93 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -12 11 £317 +10.19% 2
Glasgow +8 8 £350 -
Scottish Borders - 4 - -
Dundee -4 3 £170 -
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (35.42%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (29.17%) LoadRunner
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Security Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Test Strategy
4 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
4 11 (22.92%) Finance
4 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) JMeter
5 10 (20.83%) Banking
5 10 (20.83%) Test Management
5 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
6 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.75%) QA
7 8 (16.67%) Oracle
7 8 (16.67%) Web Services
7 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.58%) User Stories
8 7 (14.58%) C
8 7 (14.58%) JIRA
9 6 (12.50%) Degree
9 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.50%) Scrum
9 6 (12.50%) Windows
9 6 (12.50%) HP
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (10.42%) High Availability
10 5 (10.42%) People 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 5 (10.42%) JBoss
2 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) LoadRunner
2 10 (20.83%) JMeter
3 7 (14.58%) JIRA
4 5 (10.42%) Selenium
4 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.25%) MSI
6 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.08%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
1 11 (22.92%) Test Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Tester
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Payroll Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
6 3 (6.25%) UAT Manager
6 3 (6.25%) UAT Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Java EE
3 3 (6.25%) WinForms
3 3 (6.25%) WPF
3 3 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) XSD
4 2 (4.17%) Java EE 5
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) WebGL
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Security Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Test Strategy
4 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
5 10 (20.83%) Test Management
6 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.58%) User Stories
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.50%) Scrum
10 5 (10.42%) High Availability
10 5 (10.42%) People Management
10 5 (10.42%) SOA
10 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Stress Testing
11 4 (8.33%) BDD
11 4 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) C
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) COBOL
5 2 (4.17%) PL/1
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) WCAG
3 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) KVM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.08%) RHEV
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Telerik
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