Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 110 123
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 24 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.80% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.96% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £358 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.63% -14.67% +29.23%
10th Percentile £266 £221 £366
90th Percentile £429 £486 £428
Scotland median daily rate £415 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +38.33% -9.09% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.50

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2476 1775 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.25% 84.00% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1016 1367
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £261 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +5.18%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) DevOps
4 10 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 9 (37.50%) Banking
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) SOA
7 6 (25.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.83%) Subversion
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) HTTP
8 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
8 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.83%) Puppet
8 5 (20.83%) REST
8 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (20.83%) Bitbucket
8 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
8 5 (20.83%) Ansible
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) Drools
9 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.67%) Selenium

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) MTS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
2 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (20.83%) Bitbucket
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
3 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.50%) JMeter
4 3 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) Drools
3 4 (16.67%) Java EE
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) React
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
1 2 (8.33%) Wiki
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (8.33%) OpenView
2 2 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle