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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 3 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.94% 5.26% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 5.60% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 5
Median daily rate £200 £500 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +69.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £305 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
- +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.76%

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
312 268 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.81% 94.04% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 223 201
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £10.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.90% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (25.00%) JBehave
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban

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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (25.00%) JBehave
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft