The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Analyst
Rank 47 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Analyst 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.98% 0.73% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 0.78% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£298 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £183 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £243 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-4.92% -23.96%
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
599 387 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 91.31% 93.70% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 187 232
Average daily rate £411 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 43 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -15 5 £295 +38.82%
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Test Analyst
South East

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Marketing
4 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
5 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 2 (9.52%) DTV
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Adobe
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.52%) Publishing
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) Electronics
7 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Test Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) System Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Marketo
2 2 (9.52%) Aprimo
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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