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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -9.09%
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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
73 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 77.66% 88.89% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 17
Average daily rate £400 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) FileNet
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Finance

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) FileNet
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
1 8 (100.00%) Designer
2 7 (87.50%) Technical Architect
2 7 (87.50%) Technical Designer
3 1 (12.50%) FileNet Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle