The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 29 34
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £398 £300
% change year-on-year
-35.84% +32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 140 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 73.39% 68.97% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 86 107
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford