The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 52 72 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.47% 0.28% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 0.28% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £264 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.65% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £185 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £343 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -25.27%
Test Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
590 712 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.04% 97.94% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 484 237
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Analyst
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 Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 8 £413 +150.00%
Kidlington - 3 £450 -
Banbury - 2 £288 -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Test Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (74.19%) QA
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) Test Planning
4 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
4 17 (54.84%) Process Improvement
5 16 (51.61%) JUnit
6 15 (48.39%) Scrum
6 15 (48.39%) Maven
6 15 (48.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (48.39%) Performance Testing
6 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (48.39%) Kanban
7 14 (45.16%) Product Management
7 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
7 14 (45.16%) JIRA
7 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
7 14 (45.16%) Confluence
7 14 (45.16%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (45.16%) Web Services
7 14 (45.16%) Project Management
8 13 (41.94%) Change Management
8 13 (41.94%) SOAP
8 13 (41.94%) API Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Talend
8 13 (41.94%) Degree
8 13 (41.94%) Time Management
8 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure

Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (45.16%) Confluence
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (51.61%) JUnit
3 15 (48.39%) Maven
4 14 (45.16%) JIRA
4 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
5 13 (41.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
7 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (6.45%) QARun
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium
7 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
7 2 (6.45%) WinRunner
8 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (22.58%) Publishing
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 13 (41.94%) SOAP
3 4 (12.90%) Spring Boot
4 3 (9.68%) Node.js
4 3 (9.68%) PostGIS
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Test Planning
3 17 (54.84%) Process Improvement
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (48.39%) Kanban
4 15 (48.39%) Performance Testing
4 15 (48.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (48.39%) Scrum
5 14 (45.16%) Defect Tracking
5 14 (45.16%) Product Management
5 14 (45.16%) Project Management
6 13 (41.94%) API Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Change Management
6 13 (41.94%) Time Management
7 12 (38.71%) IT Audit
8 10 (32.26%) Data Validation
8 10 (32.26%) Validation
9 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
9 6 (19.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (74.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Talend
2 3 (9.68%) HP