The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Job Titles advertised 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Manager
Rank 48 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.21% 0.80% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.84% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 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 £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
464 476 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.47% 95.39% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 285 272
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Test Manager
South East

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 29 July 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 - 1 £451 -
Abingdon - - - -
Test Manager
South East

Test Manager
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (33.33%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) HP