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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank - 53 56
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.77% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.94% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £320 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £399
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%

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
472 424 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.25% 81.85% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 343 339
Median daily rate £475 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £157 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 27
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.70 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (100.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Implementation Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA