Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

System Testing
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 65
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 0.29% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Oxford median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +28.79%
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 612 595 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 86.81% 84.88% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 451 455
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £303 £200 £238
90th Percentile £588 £525 £505
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 19
Oxford median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £12.08 £13.59 £8.45
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.75 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +22.97% -11.90% +50.00%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Oxford

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing System Testing in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Oxford