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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 57 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.29% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.51% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£444 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.00 £16.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+260.02% -50.43%
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
727 392 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.56% 93.78% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 210 230
Average daily rate £430 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 28 32
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Manager across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 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 -14 6 £463 - 3
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Marketo
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Aprimo
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Publishing
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (8.33%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Marketo
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Aprimo
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day for 4 months - 2 days per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day 2 days per week
Posted: 6 days ago