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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 18 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.70% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.88% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
Median daily rate £395 £328 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% -6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £60.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +100.00%

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
1347 2046 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.54% 79.27% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 1124 1132
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.10 £44.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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 +23 7 £398 -11.66%
West Lothian - 7 £413 -
Glasgow +10 5 £350 -6.66% 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) LoadRunner
4 13 (35.14%) BDD
5 11 (29.73%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (29.73%) HP
5 11 (29.73%) ISEB
6 10 (27.03%) OpenView
6 10 (27.03%) CRM
6 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
6 10 (27.03%) JIRA
7 9 (24.32%) HP SiteScope
7 9 (24.32%) J2EE
8 8 (21.62%) SOA
8 8 (21.62%) QA
8 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
9 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) Selenium
10 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
10 6 (16.22%) User Stories
11 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
11 4 (10.81%) NeoLoad
11 4 (10.81%) LoadUI
11 4 (10.81%) Release Management
11 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Test Management
11 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
11 4 (10.81%) Windows
12 3 (8.11%) Python

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 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) LoadRunner
2 10 (27.03%) JIRA
3 6 (16.22%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) LoadUI
4 4 (10.81%) NeoLoad
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tester
3 6 (16.22%) QA Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) GIS Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) WebGL
3 2 (5.41%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CGI
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) BDD
3 11 (29.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (27.03%) CRM
5 8 (21.62%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.22%) User Stories
7 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Release Management
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Test Management
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) OpenView
2 9 (24.32%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle