The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.34% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
291 353 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.65% 98.60% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 273 116
Median daily rate £375 £403 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 27
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.99% +0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Engineer across the Oxford region.

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, QA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA