The median contractor rate for a QA Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Assurance Analyst
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 71
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 1.00% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.03% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £340 £339
% change year-on-year -8.82% +0.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 603 583 739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.63% 97.17% 98.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 409 496
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 38
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Oxfordshire

QA Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Analyst in Oxfordshire

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, QA 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 QA Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) Behat
3 2 (50.00%) New Relic
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) New Relic
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle