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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 82 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing System Testing 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.29% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.36% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £284 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.59% -14.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -38.25%
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
577 551 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.14% 80.67% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 416 317
Median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £250
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 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 -15 1 £450 +58.59%
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Pega
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (50.00%) OWASP
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) QA

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 (50.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (50.00%) OWASP
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Pega
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) HP