Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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.

System Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 107 104
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -30
Contract jobs citing System Testing 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.24% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £426 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.02% +45.73% -13.97%
10th Percentile £363 £405 £267
90th Percentile £388 £457 £484
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £388
% change year-on-year +12.15% +3.55% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.14% -8.75% +6.67%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1020 1103 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.93% 87.12% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 784 778
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £229
90th Percentile £590 £548 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 43
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.09 £12.64
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Oxfordshire

System Testing
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 System Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 2 - -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
1 2 (66.67%) webpack
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Redux
1 2 (66.67%) npm
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

System Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
1 2 (66.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) webpack
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (66.67%) Internet Developer
1 2 (66.67%) IoT Developer
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP