The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management 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 Test Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 195 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 64.85% 76.17% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 104
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -53.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £67.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Test Management
Oxfordshire

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Management
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Management 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 Test Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Management 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 Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping