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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 35 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.63% 1.76% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 2.19% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £413 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.22% -
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
236 274 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 77.89% 80.35% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 231 96
Median daily rate £425 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +144.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) JUnit
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Kanban
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (63.64%) Process Improvement
3 7 (63.64%) Confluence
3 7 (63.64%) Product Management
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) Time Management
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
4 6 (54.55%) Validation
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (54.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (54.55%) Data Validation
4 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 6 (54.55%) Talend
4 6 (54.55%) Test Planning

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 7 (63.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
1 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
3 6 (54.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (9.09%) CMake
5 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) Kanban
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (63.64%) Process Improvement
3 7 (63.64%) Product Management
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) API Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
4 6 (54.55%) Data Validation
4 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Test Planning
4 6 (54.55%) Time Management
4 6 (54.55%) Validation
5 5 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (45.45%) IT Audit
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Talend
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce
3 1 (9.09%) HP