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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 35 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.69% 0.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -3.44%
System 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
223 273 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 76.63% 81.01% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 220 103
Median daily rate £425 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +105.35%
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 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Pega
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

System 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Lead
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) OWASP
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Pega
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft