Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 26 July 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 77 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 12 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.93% 1.16% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.40% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Glasgow median daily rate £370 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -25.00% +28.57%
Scotland median daily rate £415 £310 £330
% change year-on-year +33.87% -6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.50

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1083 1071 1494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.15% 82.64% 84.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 621 775
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £239
90th Percentile £488 £475 £483
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 50
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.70 £23.25 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% -20.51% +72.06%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.57 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.05 £36.93 £68.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% +33.33%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Groovy
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (16.67%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (16.67%) API Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Environment Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Felix
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Sling
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) DHTML
3 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) JRuby
3 2 (16.67%) JSP
3 2 (16.67%) JSTL
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) API Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Groovy
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Jython
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) OpenText
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik