The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 61 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-26.00% -14.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
493 430 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.35% 80.52% 83.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 340 355
Median daily rate £475 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.90 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Manual Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

Manual Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 - - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA