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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 40 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.99% 1.68% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.77% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Median daily rate £365 £500 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +83.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £388 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £500
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 £30.97 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.82% +33.33%
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
343 283 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.72% 94.97% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 221 280
Median daily rate £450 £430 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 32
Median hourly rate £17.43 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.67 £55.00 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) QA
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Kanban
5 8 (50.00%) Product Management
5 8 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) Project Management
5 8 (50.00%) JUnit
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (50.00%) Process Improvement
6 7 (43.75%) Confluence
6 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
6 7 (43.75%) Validation
6 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (43.75%) Data Validation
6 7 (43.75%) Time Management
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (37.50%) SOAP
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) Change Management
7 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (37.50%) Test Planning

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 7 (43.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 6 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
6 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 2 (12.50%) JBehave
7 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SOAP
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Kanban
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 8 (50.00%) Product Management
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) Data Validation
4 7 (43.75%) Time Management
4 7 (43.75%) Validation
5 6 (37.50%) API Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (37.50%) IT Audit
5 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Talend
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft