The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 44 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 347 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 65.58% 72.59% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 234 198
Average daily rate £360 £365 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -10.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.88 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 1 £400 +60.00% 2
Abingdon - - - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (75.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP