The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Strategy over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 43 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.84% - 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £43.00
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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
283 126 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.49% 64.95% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 76 88
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +210.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £30.25 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Strategy Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Test Strategy
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Strategy across the Oxford region.

Test Strategy Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Strategy
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
4 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Aprimo
4 2 (28.57%) Marketo
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) QA Manager
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Testing Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Aprimo
1 2 (28.57%) Marketo
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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