The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% - 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
264 238 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.49% 86.23% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 200 204
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £67.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +365.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management 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 Test Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (25.00%) Informatics
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Test Management
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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Salesforce.com