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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 35 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.69% 0.91% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.12% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £385 £294 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -26.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.18%
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
221 269 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 76.47% 81.27% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 217 100
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall

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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Talend