The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 46 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 2.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - £30.50
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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
290 162 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.01% 72.65% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 108 93
Average daily rate £413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.72 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Aprimo
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Eloqua
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (25.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Testing Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) IronPython
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Aprimo
1 2 (50.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Google