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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£316 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -38.28%
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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
283 126 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.49% 64.95% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 76 88
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +210.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £30.25 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

System Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA