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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Management
Rank 79 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.29% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £445 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% +31.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -30.43%
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
574 559 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.19% 80.66% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 422 314
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 £318 £293 £260
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 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 Test Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management 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 Test Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Talend
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Data Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services

Test Management
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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (42.86%) IT Audit
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Talend
2 2 (28.57%) HP