The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 3.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.29 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +16.53%
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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 Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 55 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 75.90% 72.37% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 52
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) ODBC
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) FileNet
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) FileNet
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) FileNet Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Wily
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM