Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an OAT Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring an OAT Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median daily rate £375 - -
England median daily rate £375 £300 £360
% change year-on-year +25.00% -16.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,252 5,251 5,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.82% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,208 3,268 3,609
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £219 £230
90th Percentile £550 £530 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 269 333
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.82 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.05 £46.45
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

OAT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for OAT Analyst in the South West

OAT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OAT Analyst in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for OAT Analyst in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 West region featuring OAT Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

OAT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared