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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 63 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.54% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.29 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.18% +16.53%
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
571 331 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.06% 68.25% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 210 196
Average daily rate £423 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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 -10 3 £294 -26.56%
Kidlington - 1 £300 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft