Period
to 31 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an OAT Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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.

Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 366 386
Rank change year-on-year +140 +20 -
Contract jobs requiring an OAT Analyst 1 7 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.048% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.050% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
10th Percentile £338 £353 £305
90th Percentile £413 £438 £345
England median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 6,647 13,979 15,862
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 94.92% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,894 8,363 9,354
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £256
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 610 640
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.45 £18.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.91% +24.34% +3.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £10.56
90th Percentile £50.55 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -1.58%

OAT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured OAT Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OAT Analyst in the South East

OAT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OAT Analyst in the South East.

Daily rate trend for OAT Analyst in the South East

OAT Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OAT Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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
Hampshire +66 1 £375 -9.09%
OAT Analyst
England

OAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, OAT 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 South East region featuring OAT Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

OAT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared