Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Test Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Management over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Test Management
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - +73 -21
Contract jobs citing Test Management 17 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.33% - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 2
Oxford median daily rate £425 - £395
10th Percentile £213 - £388
90th Percentile £500 - £403
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £395
% change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Test Management 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 637 628 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.26% 87.47% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 484 460
Oxford median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £320 £188 £227
90th Percentile £588 £538 £513
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +50.00%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Test Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Oxford

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Oxford

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Oxford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
4 11 (64.71%) SaaS
4 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
5 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) Confluence
5 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
5 9 (52.94%) JIRA
5 9 (52.94%) Open Source
6 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
6 7 (41.18%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (41.18%) Matrix Management
6 7 (41.18%) ISEB
7 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (29.41%) CRM
9 4 (23.53%) Back Office
9 4 (23.53%) Product Management
9 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
9 4 (23.53%) Billing
10 3 (17.65%) Publishing
11 1 (5.88%) Quote-to-Cash
11 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
11 1 (5.88%) PMO
11 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
11 1 (5.88%) Siebel
11 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 1 (5.88%) Scrum
11 1 (5.88%) Finance

Test Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 9 (52.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
1 4 (23.53%) Billing
2 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Coordinator
2 4 (23.53%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Publishing Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SaaS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
3 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Open Source
4 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
5 7 (41.18%) Matrix Management
5 7 (41.18%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (29.41%) CRM
8 4 (23.53%) Product Management
8 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
9 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.88%) Quote-to-Cash
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Siebel