Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 107 107
Rank change year-on-year +25 0 -33
Contract jobs citing Test Management 21 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.72% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.92% -7.06%
10th Percentile £220 £429 £388
90th Percentile £500 £457 £403
South East median daily rate £416 £395 £395
% change year-on-year +5.38% - +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 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 1014 1097 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.84% 86.93% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 775 780
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £214 £227
90th Percentile £590 £550 £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 44
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +52.54%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.09 £12.70
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £55.53
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%

Test Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Management in Oxfordshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Management in Oxfordshire

Test Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Management in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Management in Oxfordshire

Test Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Management in Oxfordshire

Test Management
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 Test Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Oxford - 17 £425 -
Kidlington -3 5 £500 +11.11%
Test Management
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Test Management.

1 17 (80.95%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 14 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 13 (61.90%) SaaS
6 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
7 10 (47.62%) Confluence
7 10 (47.62%) Open Source
7 10 (47.62%) Regression Testing
7 10 (47.62%) ITIL
7 10 (47.62%) JIRA
8 9 (42.86%) Matrix Management
8 9 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
9 8 (38.10%) ISEB
9 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (23.81%) Publishing
10 5 (23.81%) Back Office
10 5 (23.81%) CRM
10 5 (23.81%) Product Management
10 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
11 4 (19.05%) Billing
12 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
12 2 (9.52%) Semantic Web
12 2 (9.52%) Siebel
12 2 (9.52%) Finance
12 2 (9.52%) Contract Management
12 2 (9.52%) Big Data
12 2 (9.52%) Quote-to-Cash
13 1 (4.76%) PMO

Test Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 4 (19.05%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Coordinator
2 4 (19.05%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (19.05%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Salesforce Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
5 10 (47.62%) ITIL
5 10 (47.62%) Open Source
5 10 (47.62%) Regression Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Matrix Management
6 9 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) CRM
8 5 (23.81%) Product Management
8 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.52%) Contract Management
9 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (9.52%) Quote-to-Cash
10 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.76%) Project Management
10 1 (4.76%) Scrum
10 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.52%) Siebel