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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 70 56
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.29% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £285 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
Manual Testing
South East

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
580 551 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.21% 80.79% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 416 316
Median daily rate £433 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP