The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.92% - 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 252 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 99.38% 95.09% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 199 226
Median daily rate £410 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 26
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £18.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web

Test Manager Skill Set
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 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com