Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a QA Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 Test Analyst
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - +98 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.43% - 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 - £430
South East median daily rate £400 £349 £338
% change year-on-year +14.70% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 917 1,153 1,176
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 96.73% 97.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 898 838
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £200
90th Percentile £575 £600 £563
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 49
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -9.59%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.21 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £56.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%

QA Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Analyst in Oxfordshire

QA Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Test Analyst in Oxfordshire

QA 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 QA Test Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 4 £400 - 2
QA Test Analyst
South East

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, QA Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing

QA Test 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com