The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 45 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 20 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.32% 0.88% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 1.09% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
Performance Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 276 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.71% 80.70% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 236 152
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 25 (89.29%) Continuous Integration
1 25 (89.29%) Jenkins
2 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
3 17 (60.71%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (60.71%) TeamCity
3 17 (60.71%) PaaS
3 17 (60.71%) MSBuild
3 17 (60.71%) SpecFlow
3 17 (60.71%) Gradle
3 17 (60.71%) Python
3 17 (60.71%) Perforce
3 17 (60.71%) NUnit
3 17 (60.71%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (60.71%) Ansible
3 17 (60.71%) Docker
3 17 (60.71%) Microservices
3 17 (60.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (57.14%) QA
4 16 (57.14%) Puppet
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) JUnit
6 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 10 (35.71%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) Maven
6 10 (35.71%) CMake
6 10 (35.71%) Kanban
7 9 (32.14%) Product Management
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 9 (32.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (60.71%) PaaS
2 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) Jenkins
2 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (60.71%) Gradle
2 17 (60.71%) MSBuild
2 17 (60.71%) NUnit
2 17 (60.71%) SpecFlow
2 17 (60.71%) TeamCity
3 10 (35.71%) CMake
3 10 (35.71%) JUnit
3 10 (35.71%) Maven
4 9 (32.14%) JIRA
5 8 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 8 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (28.57%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Build Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Build Automation Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Regression Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) SOAP
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (60.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (60.71%) Microservices
4 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Kanban
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
6 9 (32.14%) Product Management
6 9 (32.14%) Project Management
7 8 (28.57%) API Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Build Automation
7 8 (28.57%) Change Management
7 8 (28.57%) Data Validation
7 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (28.57%) Test Planning
7 8 (28.57%) Time Management
7 8 (28.57%) Validation
8 7 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Ansible
1 17 (60.71%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (57.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Perforce
2 8 (28.57%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) HP