The table below looks at the statistics for Manual 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 Manual Testing over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 29 30
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.07% -25.71%
Manual Testing
Oxfordshire

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
262 151 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.21% 65.37% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 82 105
Average daily rate £405 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford