The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 62 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 19 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.76% 0.72% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 0.89% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Median daily rate £450 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £402 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
Performance 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
574 560 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.31% 81.16% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 425 299
Median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £293 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Performance 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 Performance Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 17 £419 +39.58%
Kidlington -11 1 £450 +50.00%
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 34 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
1 34 (89.47%) Jenkins
2 25 (65.79%) QA
3 20 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) Java
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) JUnit
5 18 (47.37%) Python
5 18 (47.37%) NUnit
5 18 (47.37%) Maven
5 18 (47.37%) Perforce
5 18 (47.37%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (47.37%) TeamCity
5 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 18 (47.37%) PaaS
5 18 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (47.37%) Ansible
5 18 (47.37%) Docker
5 18 (47.37%) Gradle
5 18 (47.37%) Microservices
5 18 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (47.37%) MSBuild
5 18 (47.37%) SpecFlow
6 17 (44.74%) Kanban
6 17 (44.74%) JIRA
6 17 (44.74%) Scrum
7 16 (42.11%) Web Services
7 16 (42.11%) Confluence
7 16 (42.11%) Puppet

Performance 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 16 (42.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) Cloud Computing
1 18 (47.37%) PaaS
2 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (89.47%) Jenkins
2 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (47.37%) Gradle
2 18 (47.37%) JUnit
2 18 (47.37%) Maven
2 18 (47.37%) MSBuild
2 18 (47.37%) NUnit
2 18 (47.37%) SpecFlow
2 18 (47.37%) TeamCity
3 17 (44.74%) JIRA
4 14 (36.84%) SoapUI
4 14 (36.84%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (28.95%) CMake
6 9 (23.68%) TestComplete
7 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 7 (18.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Build Engineer
2 16 (42.11%) Analyst
3 15 (39.47%) Test Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Build Automation Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Test Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior QA Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Software Build Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Validation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 14 (36.84%) SOAP
3 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
3 7 (18.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 18 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (47.37%) Microservices
4 17 (44.74%) Kanban
4 17 (44.74%) Scrum
5 16 (42.11%) API Testing
6 15 (39.47%) Process Improvement
7 14 (36.84%) Change Management
7 14 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (36.84%) Test Planning
7 14 (36.84%) Time Management
8 13 (34.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (34.21%) Data Validation
8 13 (34.21%) Validation
9 12 (31.58%) Product Management
9 12 (31.58%) Project Management
10 10 (26.32%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (26.32%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (65.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Ansible
1 18 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (42.11%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Perforce
2 14 (36.84%) Talend
3 1 (2.63%) HP