The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 96 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 37 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 0.85% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.20% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 14
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£350 £375 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £318 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -27.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1750 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.41% 70.99% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 879 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 60
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 14 £350 +7.69% 1
Stirling - 7 £513 - 1
Edinburgh -26 5 - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
2 18 (26.09%) UNIX
3 17 (24.64%) Oracle
4 16 (23.19%) SQL
4 16 (23.19%) Linux
4 16 (23.19%) IBM
4 16 (23.19%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (21.74%) HP
5 15 (21.74%) Java
6 14 (20.29%) Web Services
7 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
8 12 (17.39%) Middleware
8 12 (17.39%) Service Management
9 11 (15.94%) Finance
9 11 (15.94%) VMware
9 11 (15.94%) Citrix
9 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (15.94%) ISTQB
10 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
10 10 (14.49%) ITIL
10 10 (14.49%) LoadRunner
10 10 (14.49%) DNS
11 9 (13.04%) SAN
11 9 (13.04%) Thin Client
11 9 (13.04%) DHCP
11 9 (13.04%) Windows
11 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
11 9 (13.04%) Test Automation

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.59%) FileNet
2 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) DNS
2 9 (13.04%) DHCP
2 9 (13.04%) SAN
3 7 (10.14%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.25%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 3 (4.35%) HTTP
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.45%) BODI
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.70%) Facilita Forecast
3 4 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) JBuilder
4 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.90%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.90%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Tester
1 15 (21.74%) Test Manager
2 14 (20.29%) Performance Tester
3 10 (14.49%) Designer
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Designer
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Test Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Web Services
2 12 (17.39%) Middleware
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) HTML
4 3 (4.35%) EJB
4 3 (4.35%) Struts
4 3 (4.35%) Struts2
5 2 (2.90%) Java EE 5
5 2 (2.90%) ODBC
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.90%) JSP
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (2.90%) Java EE
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
6 1 (1.45%) jQuery
6 1 (1.45%) JRuby
6 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 9 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) UNIX
2 16 (23.19%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 3 (4.35%) HPUX
4 3 (4.35%) Solaris
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
2 12 (17.39%) Service Management
3 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
4 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
5 8 (11.59%) Workflow
5 8 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Scrum
6 7 (10.14%) Change Management
7 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.70%) Data Management
7 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Test Management
8 5 (7.25%) SOA
8 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.80%) TDD
9 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) C
4 3 (4.35%) C++
4 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.90%) VBScript
6 1 (1.45%) JCL
6 1 (1.45%) Jython
6 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.94%) ISTQB
4 9 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.25%) ISEB
6 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.35%) KVM
4 3 (4.35%) RHEV
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) IBM
3 15 (21.74%) HP
4 11 (15.94%) Citrix
4 11 (15.94%) VMware
5 6 (8.70%) AppSense
6 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Twitter
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.45%) JBoss
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