The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 48 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.55% 0.83% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.84% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £165 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £165 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £165 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -18.77%
Test Analyst
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
348 357 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.58% 98.62% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 285 117
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 23
Median hourly rate £11.25 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% -8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst across the Oxford region.

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 10 (83.33%) Product Management
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (83.33%) Process Improvement
3 9 (75.00%) Kanban
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) JUnit
3 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (75.00%) Maven
4 8 (66.67%) JIRA
4 8 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (66.67%) Confluence
4 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Test Planning
4 8 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (66.67%) IT Audit
5 7 (58.33%) API Testing
5 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
5 7 (58.33%) Talend
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (58.33%) Data Validation
5 7 (58.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) Time Management

Test Analyst 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) JUnit
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
2 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
3 7 (58.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (83.33%) Process Improvement
2 10 (83.33%) Product Management
2 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 9 (75.00%) Kanban
3 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (66.67%) IT Audit
4 8 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (66.67%) Test Planning
5 7 (58.33%) API Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Change Management
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) Data Validation
5 7 (58.33%) Time Management
5 7 (58.33%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Talend