The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Manager
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £34.75
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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
316 220 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 95.18% 95.24% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 115 130
Average daily rate £398 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.20% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Aprimo
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Marketo
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Aprimo
1 1 (20.00%) Marketo