The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 55 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 0.56% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.58% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £425 £358 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -24.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

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
605 520 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 98.21% 96.30% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 403 401
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.93% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Oxford - 3 £425 - 1
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Test Manager Skill Set
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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Salesforce.com