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 6 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.06% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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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
313 157 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 83.02% 65.42% 76.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 105 101
Average daily rate £425 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 £17.00 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.11% +63.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £10.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

System Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Testing Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA