The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 54 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 415 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.38% 81.37% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 337 341
Median daily rate £475 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 26
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

Load Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) QA
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Publishing
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) JMeter
7 1 (12.50%) E-Procurement
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) QA Leader
1 6 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Accountant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) E-Procurement
7 1 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (12.50%) Product Management
7 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CODA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft