The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Manager
Rank 52 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.93% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.00% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate £358 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.84%
Test Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
509 603 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.32% 93.93% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 374 197
Average daily rate £400 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 55
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Manager in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Manager across the Oxfordshire region.

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Manager
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 Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Banbury - 1 £365 -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Manager in their job title 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 with Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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