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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 38 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.37% - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £30.00
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
201 320 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 74.72% 84.43% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 257 110
Median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £13.80 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Manual Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Manual 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java