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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 49 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Test Management 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.21% 1.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.42% -
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
323 353 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 66.74% 71.75% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 239 190
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 £270 £213 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 25 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 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 4 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 4 (33.33%) QA
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 4 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP