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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.25 -
Load Testing
South East

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
510 571 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 84.16% 81.22% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 413 205
Median daily rate £425 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £79.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 2 £288 -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) IT Audit
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) PostGIS
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) QARun

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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) QARun
2 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
2 2 (28.57%) WinRunner
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Web Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Healthcare Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Product Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) IT Audit
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP