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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £480 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
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
536 459 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.59% 80.24% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 332 455
Median daily rate £450 £420 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £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 18 24 30
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 £15.45 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £129.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 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 - 11 £463 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 30 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (54.76%) QA
4 21 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
6 18 (42.86%) PaaS
6 18 (42.86%) MSBuild
6 18 (42.86%) SpecFlow
6 18 (42.86%) Gradle
6 18 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (42.86%) Ansible
6 18 (42.86%) Docker
6 18 (42.86%) Microservices
6 18 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (42.86%) TeamCity
6 18 (42.86%) Python
6 18 (42.86%) Project Management
6 18 (42.86%) Perforce
6 18 (42.86%) NUnit
7 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (40.48%) Java
7 17 (40.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (38.10%) Puppet
9 14 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (33.33%) JUnit
9 14 (33.33%) Scrum
9 14 (33.33%) Kanban
9 14 (33.33%) JIRA
9 14 (33.33%) Maven

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 12 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
1 18 (42.86%) PaaS
2 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
3 18 (42.86%) Gradle
3 18 (42.86%) MSBuild
3 18 (42.86%) NUnit
3 18 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 18 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 14 (33.33%) JIRA
4 14 (33.33%) JUnit
4 14 (33.33%) Maven
5 11 (26.19%) CMake
5 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
6 10 (23.81%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (21.43%) TestComplete
8 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.14%) Selenium
9 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.38%) JBehave
General
1 8 (19.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Build Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Build Automation Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) OBIEE Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) OBIEE Support
8 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) SOAP
3 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (42.86%) Microservices
3 18 (42.86%) Project Management
4 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (40.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (33.33%) Kanban
5 14 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (30.95%) Data Validation
6 13 (30.95%) Process Improvement
6 13 (30.95%) Product Management
6 13 (30.95%) Validation
7 12 (28.57%) API Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Change Management
8 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (23.81%) Test Planning
8 10 (23.81%) Time Management
9 9 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (21.43%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Python
2 17 (40.48%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) Ansible
1 18 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (38.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Perforce
2 10 (23.81%) Talend
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle