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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 56 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.13% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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%
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
531 451 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.92% 80.11% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 326 435
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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
Oxford - 4 £410 -
Kidlington - 1 £388 -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 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