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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 50 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.20% 1.37% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.65% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £388 £319 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.56% -29.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +2.68% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +29.87% +14.92%  

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 485 546 760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.48% 82.85% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 297 418
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 27
Median hourly rate £14.49 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.70% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (16.67%) Apache Sling
7 2 (16.67%) Apache Felix
7 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (16.67%) JSTL
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g

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
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Coordinator
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Felix
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Sling
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) DHTML
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) JRuby
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) JSTL
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) Jython
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) OpenText
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle