The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 46 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.21% 1.01% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£451 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
324 356 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 67.92% 71.63% 67.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 238 189
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (40.00%) QA
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Local Government
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP