The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 59 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Management 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.96% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -19.44%
Test Management
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
590 273 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.60% 69.11% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 147 204
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Management across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Management across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 5 £400 -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
4 2 (22.22%) Django
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Test Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
2 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Django
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards