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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +26.15%
Test Strategy
Oxfordshire

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
300 240 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 84.99% 83.04% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 191 272
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +285.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £45.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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