Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 69 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 7 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.24% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Glasgow median daily rate £410 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £228
90th Percentile £525 £425 £402
Scotland median daily rate £415 £388 £335
% change year-on-year +7.10% +15.67% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 991 885 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.40% 83.81% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 454 661
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.06%
10th Percentile £250 £202 £213
90th Percentile £506 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -15.52% +65.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.13 £47.03 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) OpenView
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Telerik
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Windchill
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) QA Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (42.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Telerik