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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 52 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Management 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.63% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.87% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+64.28% +27.27%
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
385 344 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.50% 71.82% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 224 179
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 2 £451 +24.41%
Test Management
South East

Test Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Local Government
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Django
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
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 Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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