The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 67 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.84% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.04% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £451 £508 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £477 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £530 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £12.35 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+244.12% -67.06%
System 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
510 577 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 84.16% 80.47% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 417 205
Median daily rate £425 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

System 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 System Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 1 £500 +1.72%
Banbury - 1 £403 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) W3C
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ForgeRock
3 2 (33.33%) Remote Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning

System 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Healthcare Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) NHS Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Lead
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) OWASP
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Testing
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Postfix
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ForgeRock
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Pega
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (16.67%) VMware